While most districts do not report any cases of restraint and seclusion, those that do are more likely to be located in wealthy communities.
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March 03, 2014
February 27, 2014
A proposed Mississippi law would give special education vouchers to parents wanting to pull their special needs children out of public school.
February 14, 2014
The state's House of Representatives and Senate approved parallel bills to create a voucher program for special education students yesterday.
January 31, 2014
New York is considering asking the Education Department for permission to test students at a lower grade level than their chronological age.
January 28, 2014
U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander and Tim Scott unveiled bills that would redirect federal education funds to follow students to the schools of their choice today.
January 17, 2014
Last week, California's state superintendent of education Tom Torlakson casually mentioned something that could have huge implications for students and teachers.
January 16, 2014
Supporters in both groups are happy to see more money, but in the case of special education, swings in funding can have unintended consequences, one advocate says.
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 05, 2013
Charter school operators competing for federal grants are getting a first look at what the U.S. Department of Education would like to see in this year's applications.
November 14, 2013
Julie Mead, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, casts doubt on a recent study's conclusion that charter schools do not 'counsel out' students with special needs.