Public agencies, including school districts, should avoid filing due process complaints about issues that are currently under investigation by the state, says a recent "Dear Colleague" letter from the Education Department.
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April 21, 2015
April 14, 2015
Should schools be held liable for violent attacks? A proposal in Colorado is sparking debates about risk assessment, spending priorities, and safety efforts.
April 13, 2015
Schools on the nation's largest Indian reservation are responding to a string of teen suicides. Such clusters have occurred in communities around the country, experts say.
March 19, 2015
A study found that official language in special education has gotten harder to read over time.
March 18, 2015
The report also shows that most urban charter and district schools are serving equal numbers of English language learners as well as students in poverty and special education.
March 17, 2015
In our special report, district-level leaders share their experiences engaging parents, meeting the needs of families, boosting student voice, and supporting student populations that are sometimes overlooked.
February 23, 2015
The Center for Civil Rights Remedies ranked states and districts on their suspension rates, based on data reported to the U.S. Department of Education.
February 23, 2015
Researchers at The Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the University of California Los Angeles analyzed federal data at the state and local level.
February 10, 2015
The local elected official is concerned that the initiative, which focuses on improving outcomes for boys of color, may run afoul of federal law because it does not include girls.
February 04, 2015
Deborah Gist has been Rhode Island's chief state school officer since 2009, and has overseen several significant changes to K-12 policy during her tenure.