Districts within the same state often show dramatic differences in their use of restraint and seclusion, according to a recent report from the Carsey Institute of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire.
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November 14, 2014
November 08, 2014
Some factors associated with math difficulties can be seen in children as young as 2 years old, according to recent research.
October 29, 2014
In a long-term study of children with ADHD, researchers found that many students were receiving services that show little effectiveness in improving their academic performance.
September 11, 2014
The findings come from observations of 200 elementary students who participated in vigorous aerobic activity before the school day.
August 20, 2014
About 1 percent of all students nationwide receive accommodations under Section 504, which requires schools to make accommodations for disabilities such as mobility impairments, epilepsy or cerebral palsy.
August 19, 2014
A new study found that parent-reported childhood disabilities increased from 2001 to 2011, particularly among upper-income parents.
July 31, 2014
Peer effects can also have a negative impact, according to researchers in Ohio: Being around students with poor language skills tends to be a drag on children with disabilities.
July 22, 2014
The three-day event, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, focuses on everything from early education for students with disabilities to transition planning.
June 10, 2014
Every dollar invested in reducing lead exposure would pay for itself in three years, compared to the ongoing costs to support children and adults who are exposed to the toxin.
June 06, 2014
Survey respondents reported that many students with disabilities were subjected to sexual abuse many times, often by adults in the school setting.