The federal office of special education programs said the state failed to ensure that students were properly evaluated for special education, as required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
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January 11, 2018
April 27, 2017
Republican Brian Calley said that the plan already submitted to the U.S. Department of Education should be modified to reflect more accountability for the performance of students with disabilities.
March 03, 2017
States have several educational choice programs aimed at students with disabilities. But are those programs working well for families? We'd like to hear from you.
December 05, 2016
Officials want to hear from parents, students and educators in the wake of a newspaper series that said Texas is suppressing special education enrollment.
October 04, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education said Texas must stop using a guideline for special education enrollment that may have led to thousands of children being denied services they were qualified to receive.
September 14, 2016
The Texas attorney general said that a request for a camera from one parent requires that a district install cameras in self-contained classrooms throughout the district.
July 11, 2016
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.
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.