Sen. Jeff Sessions, an Alabama Republican and president-elect Donald Trump's selection for attorney general, singled out the special education law as contributing to a decline in classroom discipline.
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November 29, 2016
November 04, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights said that some students were placed in self-contained special education settings without an individualized justification for doing so.
September 14, 2016
The Texas attorney general said that a request for a camera from one parent requires that a district install cameras in self-contained classrooms throughout the district.
March 02, 2016
The Los Angeles Unified School District has worked to move many students out of separate settings, such as dedicated special education schools, and into their neighborhood schools.
February 24, 2016
The L.A. school district says it has made major efforts to improve special education; a lawsuit involving Smith, now a mother of four, got the ball rolling.
December 01, 2015
Google.org, the charitable arm of the Internet giant, is launching a $1 million matching grant to help special education teachers who have posted requests on the website Donors Choose.
October 29, 2015
Scores for students with disabilities on the "nation's report card" continue to trail significantly the scores of students without disabilities, with little ground gained.
September 14, 2015
States and early-education providers should adopt policies making it easier for preschoolers with disabilities to enroll in inclusive classrooms, says guidance from two federal departments.
August 17, 2015
Teachers offer their advice on how to organize a classroom and divide work in order to make a co-teaching relationship work well.
August 14, 2015
Special educators wrote to Education Week with their advice on what it takes to make a co-teaching partnership successful.