Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia need support in meeting requirements of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, according to the U.S. Department of Education's latest assessment.
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July 11, 2016
February 17, 2016
The ruling on Oklahoma's Lindsay Nicole Henry Scholarships could open the door for more voucher options in the Sooner State.
March 27, 2015
Many states lawmakers are modeling their policies after federal legislation that was introduced in 2010 but never passed Congress, according to an advocacy report.
March 11, 2015
A report to the state board of education seeks creation of a "coherent" system, including revision of teacher preparation, support for early learning, and an overhaul of special education financing.
December 18, 2014
A new law that went into effect earlier this year is proving challenging to implement as the 2014-15 school year reaches its halfway point, according to local reports.
October 07, 2014
Columbus, the state's largest district, shows a much higher rate of the practice compared to the other districts that have reported information thus far.
June 20, 2014
Voucher supporters say that information from the investigation will be used to damage choice programs in the state.
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.
May 21, 2014
High-stakes tests are a barrier for students, say supporters, but the proposed policy will result in lowered expectations for students, other advocacy groups say.
February 14, 2014
The state has outlined several protections that it believes would protect these students, who are not able to demonstrate what they know on grade-level tests.