The shift reported by Propublica and the Chronicle of Higher Education report will allow many borrowers to avoid a lengthy double review to determine whether they truly are disabled.
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August 03, 2012
The U.S. Education Department's office of special education will spend up to $5 million on the creation of the Center to Support the Development of Effective Educators to Serve Students with Disabilities.
January 04, 2012
College entrance exams such as the ACT and SAT aren't always reformatted for students with disabilities the way the should be, a new report from the Government Accountability Office finds. The same goes for some tests students need to get into graduate school, medical school, law school, and other programs.
December 19, 2011
"College is a place of independent living and learning. We do expect a certain amount of independence from our students. Students need to know they're going to a place where 12 to 15 hours a week professors teach and the rest of the learning is on your own."
December 13, 2011
"We've had now 30 years of access for students with disabilities to go school. They're coming out of that system with a different expectation: Their education should continue."
September 26, 2011
The existing shortage of special education faculty may grow worse, which will in turn effect the supply of special education teachers.
August 29, 2011
How should schools work with a potentially growing number of students learning English who also have a disability?
February 19, 2010
The focus will be on students who are gifted and have disabilities.
October 16, 2009
Teachers College, Columbia University has received a $9.75 million, five-year federal grant to prepare teachers.
July 17, 2009
An economist argues in favor of "neurodiversity."