During the NCLB reauthorization process, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said he'll "be judging the draft and every amendment to the draft in part by whether it preserves the gains we've made for kids with learning disabilities."
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January 20, 2015
December 10, 2014
Congressional federal budget compromise includes slightly more funding for college access programs and student aid grants.
November 26, 2014
Among different special education categories, emotionally disturbed students are at highest risk of dropping out, according to a study of 41,000 Utah students.
July 31, 2014
With a newly awarded grant from the Newark Charter School Fund, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools plans to work to better address the needs of students with disabilities in Newark charter schools.
May 29, 2014
A study of 245,000 students in Arkansas and Kentucky finds that once students from at-risk groups are identified as behind in an academic subject, it is difficult for them to catch up.
December 10, 2013
The body that sets policy for NAEP considers revising the way it reports exclusion rates to distinguish between students not permitted to take the test, and those who decline to do so because it doesn't offer the accommodations they need.
December 09, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal on behalf of a student with Type I diabetes over a school's refusal to heat the boy's lunch.
July 29, 2013
A new law in Illinois allows student with disabilities to skip physical education classes if they take part in an adaptive athletic program.
April 18, 2013
PARCC seeks public comment on its proposed policies governing the common assessments that students are scheduled to take in 2015.
February 27, 2013
A new study finds that the presence of animals can help children with autism socialize in classrooms.