The fiscal 2016 spending plan would provide some funds to support promising programs aimed at improving the academic performance of students with disabilities.
Recently in IDEA and Special Education Category
February 02, 2015
January 30, 2015
Two disability advocacy organizations filed a Justice Department complaint on the parents' behalf, saying that seven central Ohio school districts were failing to translate documents or provide interpreters.
January 27, 2015
A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers introduce a bill that would dramatically increase the federal price tag for special education.
January 26, 2015
Intended for students who could not master grade-level content in one school year, these tests are on their way out, but they leave several lessons in their wake, says a recent analysis.
December 30, 2014
Zakiyyah McWilliams, the eighth special education administrator the district has had in the past five years, resigned prior to the release of the investigative report.
November 12, 2014
Students with hearing, vision or speech impairments are eligible for additional protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act, says recent guidance.
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 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.
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.