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April 10, 2019

Oklahoma Orders Tulsa District to Review All Students' Special Education Plans

The decision comes after a state investigation of one Tulsa school found that the individualized education programs for students there frequently used generic educational goals.

October 20, 2018

Texas Directed to Take Additional Actions to Remedy Special Education Violations

Thousands of Texas children are believed to have been kept from special education services because of a now-prohibited special education enrollment target of 8.5 percent, which is well below the national average.

November 07, 2017

Arizona Misallocated Millions in Federal Special Education Funds

A federal audit found that Arizona wrongly distributed some federal special education funds, and the state wants districts that received more money than they should have to be held harmless.

January 06, 2017

Last Day to Submit Comments on Texas Special Education Enrollment

Jan. 6 is the last day to submit comments to the U.S. Department of Education about their experiences with Texas' special education identification processes.

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 20, 2016

How Much Does Special Education Cost in Michigan? No One Really Knows

Michigan Radio recently reported on the challenge of figuring out just what a state spends to educate its students with disabilities.

July 22, 2016

Ky. Education Chief to Review Restraint, Seclusion in State's Largest District

Stephen Pruitt, Kentucky's education commissioner, is sending state staffers to review restraint and seclusion practices in Jefferson County.

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.

June 15, 2016

New York State Eases Graduation Requirements for Students With Disabilities

The change requires superintendents to determine if a student has met the learning standards for a high school course, rather than relying solely on end-of-course test scores.

March 04, 2016

Racial Bias in Special Education: Learning About Disproportionality

The Education Department says that states need tighter guidelines on how to assess districts for racial and ethnic bias in special education. But just how are states figuring out if minorities are being shunted inappropriately to special education classes?

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