The Berkeley, Calif. school district and the state of Ohio have said they will do more to provide services and to ensure students with disabilities are educated in inclusive settings.
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December 17, 2018
February 13, 2018
The Boston school district agreed to take a number of steps to ensure that it is identifying children with the genetic disorder and offering the supports they're legally entitled to under federal law.
December 29, 2016
Three new documents describe the responsibilities of all schools, including charters, in following Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
July 27, 2016
The guidance, released on the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, reminds schools of their obligations to students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
September 11, 2015
The recent Civil Rights Data Collection by the Education Department offers greater insight into this student population, who have disabilities but are not covered under the IDEA.
October 21, 2014
The information offers anti-bullying advice to schools regarding students covered by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which may include those with impairments such as depression or severe food allergies
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 12, 2013
Nursing groups opposed the move, which was approved by the state Supreme Court, saying that it was unauthorized practice of medicine.
October 05, 2012
The greatest number of complaints were about whether students were receiving a free, appropriate public education.
October 01, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights found that during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 school years, more than 60 percent of students with disabilities in the district were in self-contained classrooms.