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July 19, 2011

Majority of Special Ed. Students in Texas Suspended, Expelled

Students with disabilities, in particular an emotional disturbance, are especially likely to be suspended or expelled from Texas middle and high schools, a new study finds.

April 13, 2011

'Looking Top to Bottom' in Troubled Illinois School District

One way or another, Illinois will get involved in East St. Louis School District 189, which has had a number of problems providing an appropriate education to its special education students.

March 10, 2011

Fair and Appropriate, But Not Bully-Free

A federal judge ruled that "a fair appropriate public education does not require ... the District be able to prove that a student will not face future bullying...."

March 04, 2011

Performance Lags for Students With Hearing Impairments

A study finds that "higher percentages of youth with hearing impairments scored below the mean in reading, math, science and social studies, compared to students in the general population.

July 20, 2010

Tackling Behavior Problems In High Schools

Experts have gathered information on successful PBIS programs for high schools.

March 08, 2010

Idaho Eyes Incentives for Gifted to Graduate Early

Gifted high school students in Idaho could receive scholarships to attend college early, in a proposed law that has recently passed the state's House of Representatives and awaits approval by the state Senate, the Associated Press reported. The law would allow students to graduate from high school ...

November 25, 2009

Milwaukee Board Votes to Even Out Distribution of Spec. Ed. Students in High Schools

The administration must set a target range of special education students and help schools come closer to the range.

October 31, 2008

A Month of Special Education Chats

I'm really excited about this: my colleagues at the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center (part of the same nonprofit that publishes Education Week) will be releasing a report on Monday that explores critical issues in special education, with a particular focus on high school students and ...

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