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July 27, 2018

Inclusion Alone Not Enough to Boost Special Education Results, Expert Says

Allison Gilmour, a professor at Temple University, argues that schools need to look more at what services are provided to students with disabilities, not just the setting where those students are educated.

June 25, 2018

School Accessibility Gets $150 Million Boost in N.Y.C. Budget

The money, which will be allocated over three years, is expected to make major and minor improvements to schools throughout the city.

November 03, 2017

Does Inclusion Slow Down General Education Classrooms?

A researcher finds teachers in classrooms with high numbers of students with disabilities spend less time on teaching, but the analysis also offers a more complex view of teacher behavior.

July 06, 2017

Philadelphia Approves Scaled-Back $10 Million Special Education Program

The program will be an option for 100 students with complex behavioral needs, with the goal of reducing private school placements.

November 29, 2016

Trump's Attorney General Pick Draws Ire of Disability Advocates

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.

November 04, 2016

Yonkers, N.Y., District Commits to More Inclusion of Students with Disabilities

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

Texas Special Education Camera Law Just Got a Lot Broader

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

Challenges of Inclusion Explored in Special NewsHour Report

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

Chanda Smith, the Face of Los Angeles' Special Education Reform

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

Special Education Teachers to Get Boost From Google on 'Giving Tuesday'

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.

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