The different agencies only coordinate their activities to an extent and don't ever reflect on how effectively they work together, the Government Accountability Office said.
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August 06, 2012
July 31, 2012
A heavy federal focus on compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act hasn't made much of a difference where it counts: students' test scores and dropout rates, among other measures.
July 25, 2012
Kelsey Carroll's a self-proclaimed "bitch" who says she's into safety pins, piercings, and tattoos. One of her teachers doesn't want her in class, but a new documentary shows she has what it takes to graduate—with some adult support.
July 02, 2012
When students with disabilities move to the workplace as part of their education, school districts must consider whether those settings are segregated and if these students could thrive in a more inclusive setting with the right supports.
December 30, 2011
When young people with disabilities end up in the juvenile justice system, they're less likely to end up back in youth prisons after a sentence if they have jobs or go to school quickly after being released, a new paper finds.
September 08, 2011
Six years after high school, students with disabilities are less likely to have gone on to postsecondary schools than their classmates without disabilities, less likely to have financial independence, but a little more likely to have children, according to a new study.
March 31, 2011
Some of the new faces at the Department of Education are DC public school students with developmental disabilities.
November 30, 2010
A long-term study of youth with disabilities shows more students continuing education past high school, but job prospects appear to be stagnant.
August 26, 2010
The program offers personal attention as well as training in basic life skills and exposure to college classes.
March 24, 2010
Rachael Dorman, a youth policy adviser in the Labor Department's office of disability employment policy, is featured this week in the The Washington Post as "federal player of the week." The paper Monday ran an interesting profile of Dorman, who is legally blind, and her work promoting government ...