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.
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February 13, 2018
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.
August 19, 2016
The Justice Department will take action against Georgia after eight months of fruitless negotiations over a state network of schools for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities.
August 12, 2016
States and districts that run virtual schools should ensure those schools follow mandates around such issues as testing and student identification, says a "Dear Colleague" letter from the U.S. Department of Education.