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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.

September 16, 2014

Hundreds of N.Y.C. Private School Students Left Without Special Education Services

The Staten Island Advance reports that students in Catholic schools are not receiving the services they are entitled to as part of their individualized education programs.

June 20, 2014

Wisconsin Investigating Voucher Use by Students With Disabilities

Voucher supporters say that information from the investigation will be used to damage choice programs in the state.

June 20, 2013

South Carolina May Be Next Special Education Voucher State

The state budget includes $8 million that can be used to help provide vouchers of up to $10,000 for students with disabilities to attend private schools.

May 03, 2013

Justice Dept. Warns Wisconsin Voucher Schools Against Discrimination

Schools that enroll students using the publicly-funded vouchers must adhere to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Department of Justice cautions.

February 22, 2013

Revival of Wisconsin Special Education Voucher Plan Draws Jeers, Cheers

Gov. Scott Walker proposes spending $21 million over two years on a program that would help families of children with disabilities to pay for private school.

December 31, 2012

Federal Appeals Court Backs Parents in Special Ed. Placement

A Colorado district must reimburse the parents for a special education student's enrollment at an out-of-state residential facility, a federal appellate court has ruled.

November 21, 2012

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Special Needs Vouchers

The state's Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship program has now survived two years of court challenges.

September 14, 2012

Where Are Students With Disabilities Going to School?

National trends show students with disabilities are more likely to stay in traditional public schools as peers leave for charters and private schools, but some states are showing an alternate pattern.

September 10, 2012

Ohio Voucher Program Attracts Students With Learning Disabilities

A new voucher program in Ohio for students with disabilities has attracted children with learning disabilities in particular.

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