The federal court settlement was prompted by a long-running lawsuit filed by four disability advocacy groups.
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February 20, 2014
January 03, 2014
The FBI was one of several federal agencies involved in an investigation into a vocational program that was found to be improperly isolating students with intellectual disabilities.
December 18, 2013
Youths in county jail who are eligible for special education services must receive them from their "district of residence," the court found.
November 22, 2013
Much media attention is being paid to the impact of charter schools on local districts in Pennsylvania as the state senate works to change the charter school law.
October 23, 2013
Experts on corporal punishment in schools weigh in on federal data and state legislation.
September 11, 2013
An appeals court ruled that a students misidentified as needing special education services cannot seek relief under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
August 29, 2013
The state cannot exclude students with disabilities who are 20 and 21 from public schools, according to a federal appeals court.
August 07, 2013
Black students and students with disabilities are being placed in "drastically inferior" education programs at a disproportionate rate, says the Education Law Center.
April 23, 2013
A school district's use of a "timeout room" did not violate the constitutional rights of a student with developmental disabilities, a federal appeals court has ruled.
April 17, 2013
The American Association of School Administrators is proposing that an independent consultant be brought in when parents and districts cannot agree.