Advocates say the bipartisan budget accord reached by congressional negotiators to roll back sequestration cuts is a good move, but want to keep the pressure on lawmakers.
A coalition of education groups has surveyed members who say class sizes are growing and professional development opportunities are decreasing due to fewer state, local, and federal dollars.
More students with disabilities than ever are taking the test, but their scores in reading and math have not changed substantially for more than 10 years.
Maryland's high exclusion rates on the test National Assessment of Educational Progress have drawn attention and concern in some corners.
Fact sheets and other information developed by the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities, also known as NICHCY, will be preserved in a new center due to NICHCY's closure.
Two educators with experience in professional development and special education will answer questions about the common core and standards-based individualized education programs.
Advocacy organizations are hoping to draw attention to the effect of state funding cuts on the troubled district, which they say are putting students at risk.
The website Power Up WHAT WORKS connects technology and instructional strategies geared toward students with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Education's office for civil rights will monitor the Schenectady, N.Y., school district to ensure it does not over-identify minorities for special education services.
A recent special report from Education Week explores the common core from the perspective of students with specific educational needs.