The requests put the nation's special education administrators in conflict with disability rights advocates who fear waivers will place millions of special education students at risk.
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Nearly 30 disability rights and education advocacy organizations have launched a new resource hub and online network designed to help special educators during the coronavirus crisis.
April 03, 2020
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January 23, 2020
To their detriment, teacher preparation programs 'do not center students with disabilities in their curriculum,' a new report from the Center for American Progress concludes.
December 30, 2019
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May 29, 2019
A survey from the National Center for Learning Disabilities and Understood.org finds a teaching corps that lacks confidence in their ability to meet the needs of millions of children with disabilities in the nation's public K-12 schools, but wants the training, support, and guidance to improve.
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November 04, 2016
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November 18, 2015
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May 18, 2015
The Monday action by the Supreme Court follows a recommendation from the Obama administration that the high court not take up the case, which involved a private school placement.