The legislation is among the efforts intended to improve and expand special education services in the 45,000-student District of Columbia system.
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October 08, 2014
October 06, 2014
The high court, while not promising to hear the case, has asked the Solicitor General's office its opinion on a case related to the "stay put" provision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
October 06, 2014
The justices ask the Obama administration if the high court should take up a case involving federal special education law and costs.
October 02, 2014
In a Oct. 1 Twitter chat, teachers shared their thoughts on their work with the common core and special education students
October 01, 2014
The decision comes after a 2013 ruling struck down a state regulation that ended public education for all students at age 20.
September 30, 2014
The U.S. Government Accountability Office's report notes that many due process hearings take longer than 45 days to resolve, because of extensions granted by hearing officers.
September 16, 2014
The Staten Island Advance reports that students in Catholic schools are not receiving the services they are entitled to as part of their individualized education programs.
August 12, 2014
Senate Republicans are concerned about the U.S. Department of Education's authority to change evaluation criteria for state special education systems.
July 29, 2014
Allowing students to potentially stay in private schools until all appeals are exhausted could be an expensive prospect for many districts, argues the National Association of State Directors of Special Education.
July 22, 2014
The three-day event, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, focuses on everything from early education for students with disabilities to transition planning.