Officials want to hear from parents, students and educators in the wake of a newspaper series that said Texas is suppressing special education enrollment.
Recently in State Policy and Special Education Category
December 05, 2016
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.
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.