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October 04, 2016

Ed. Dept. Seeks to Halt Texas' Special Education Enrollment Benchmark

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

Texas Special Education Camera Law Just Got a Lot Broader

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

More Than Half of States Need Help Meeting Special Education Requirements

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

Oklahoma Special Education Vouchers Pass State Constitutional Muster

The ruling on Oklahoma's Lindsay Nicole Henry Scholarships could open the door for more voucher options in the Sooner State.

March 27, 2015

Report: More States Adopting Restrictions on Restraint and Seclusion

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

California Task Force Seeks Sweeping Changes to Special Education

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

Louisiana Struggles in Allowing IEP Teams to Create Diploma Pathways

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

Ohio Releases Statistics on Use of Restraint and Seclusion

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

Wisconsin Investigating Voucher Use by Students With Disabilities

Voucher supporters say that information from the investigation will be used to damage choice programs in the state.

June 10, 2014

Study: Lead Abatement Could Save Mich. Over $2 Million a Year in Special Ed. Costs

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.

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