Summertime doesn't mean parents of children with disabilities can take a vacation from fighting for their children's education.
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June 21, 2011
June 17, 2011
North Carolina lawmakers on Thursday approved a tax break of up to $6,000 a year for parents to recover some of the expense of private school tuition or homeschooling for their child with disabilities.
June 15, 2011
While traditional district schools are hard-pressed to turn anyone away, or must find a way to educate them regardless of cost or hardship, charters appear to be using a vetting process that may explain the stark difference in the percentages of students with disabilities enrolled in their schools versus district-run schools.
June 01, 2011
The challenges of teaching children who are deaf or hard of hearing starts signed or spoken language start early and continue for years.
May 25, 2011
A new report looks at how special education students and the people who work with them have changed during the last decade and concludes that the field needs to change, dramatically.
May 23, 2011
This year, 15 states have passed or proposed laws that expand or create vouchers for students with special needs.
May 18, 2011
In a case over whether the District of Columbia did enough to identify students with disabilities, the judge was unimpressed by the district's efforts to hand over thousands of documents related to the case.
April 18, 2011
Should a Compton, Calif. mother be allowed to file a negligence claim against a school district for failing to identify her daughter's disabilities?
April 06, 2011
Will the battle for special education services, when, where, and how much, ever come to an end?
March 28, 2011
The East St. Louis district is in trouble because of a long history of failing to provide the expected special education services.