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.
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December 10, 2013
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.
December 21, 2012
Proposed accommodations could make fewer students eligible in some states, and more in others.
December 06, 2012
Mice with a Down syndrome-like condition had better memory and learning skills after being treated while still developing in the womb, new research shows.
November 21, 2012
Oklahoma's Supreme Court has turned away a legal challenge to a state voucher program for students with disabilities.
August 23, 2012
After 13 years, many schools in San Francisco finally comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, but in Boston, parents lose in their efforts to press the district to improve the transition between early childhood and preschool education for students with disabilities.
August 22, 2012
Psychologist Amy Szarkowski figured out provide therapy to work with clients who use communication devices to replace their own voices.