The U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in on the responsibilities of law enforcement officers stationed at schools when they interact with children who have disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Justice is suing an elementary school for allegedly barring a student with disabilities from bringing her service dog to class unless a handler comes too.
Many students receiving special education services are supported by one-to-ones, but new research suggests these assistants may not be pulling their weight.
As a growing number of colleges offer programs for students with intellectual disabilities, a new report provides the most comprehensive look yet at who’s attending and their outcomes.
Federal officials say that all children with disabilities should be able to attend preschool alongside their typically-developing peers.
The U.S. Department of Education is doing away with a policy that allowed states to consider some students with disabilities academically proficient without meeting grade-level standards.
With fewer entering the profession and many leaving, school districts nationwide are struggling to find teachers, particularly in special education.
As school gets underway in many parts of the country, federal officials are doling out millions of dollars to help parents and teachers better serve students with disabilities.
The details remain murky as Texas looks to implement what’s believed to be a first-of-its-kind law mandating cameras in some special education classrooms.
A sheriff’s deputy is facing a federal lawsuit after allegedly shackling two children with disabilities for misbehaving at school.
Federal education officials are reminding schools not to skimp on needed speech and language services for children with autism.
Schools are unlawfully segregating students with disabilities, federal officials allege, requiring them to use separate restrooms and special entrances, among other limitations.