States that reduce spending on special education no longer have to face a continuing penalty from the Department of Education.
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March 25, 2013
March 12, 2013
Tacoma, Wash., is among a growing number of districts seeking qualitative feedback on their special education programs from the Urban Special Education Leadership Collaborative.
February 27, 2013
The across-the-board cuts will have widespread negative effects, according to the Obama administration.
January 07, 2013
Starting now, my focus is shifting to writing exclusively about student health, discipline, and safety and school climate.
December 31, 2012
A Colorado district must reimburse the parents for a special education student's enrollment at an out-of-state residential facility, a federal appellate court has ruled.
December 03, 2012
The fate of American approval of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is unknown as opponents say it will effect the ability of parents in the United States to homeschool their children.
November 30, 2012
Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform asked those in the autism researchers and advocates to tell them how the federal role in autism research, education of those with autism, and autism-related services should change.
November 26, 2012
School districts, under certain circumstances, must reimburse parents for independent educational evaluations of their children with disabilities, a federal court has ruled.
November 26, 2012
Georgia Cyber Academy could be closed if it fails to create or obtain individual education plans for students.
November 05, 2012
Talking with a group of foreigners about the U.S. special education system recently, I wondered how well the American system really works.