About $8 million will be eligible for compensatory education to students who were affected by an illegal state-imposed age cap on special education enrollment.
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June 18, 2018
May 31, 2018
Three advocacy organizations say that the Education Department's office for civil rights can't simply ignore the complaints of those who have filed serial complaints and must investigate first.
February 13, 2018
A U.S. district court judge has found that a Colorado school system is responsible for paying the education costs of a student whose case made it to the high court.
October 11, 2017
The target is the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support, a network of special education programs accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
August 01, 2017
The city's school district is accused of shirking its responsibility to provide necessary therapy to students by requiring some parents to find providers on their own.
March 22, 2017
Students with disabilities must be provided an educational program that allows them to make progress appropriate to their individual circumstances, the high court ruled on Wednesday.
January 11, 2017
Many observers sensed the justices seemed willing to consider a higher standard for the benefit that must be conferred to a student under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
December 07, 2016
The high-profile case, involving a Colorado student with autism, focuses on the level of benefit that special education is supposed to provide students with disabilities.
September 29, 2016
The Court plans to take up a case that centers on what benefit a "free, appropriate public education" must provide to a child covered under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.
August 23, 2016
The Justice Department lawsuit, which was expected, says the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support, or GNETS, segregates students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.