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.
Federal officials indicate that less than half of states are meeting their obligations under special education law.
Federal officials are looking to add new resources to support students with disabilities pursuing higher education.
In what’s believed to be a first, a new law in Texas will require schools to install cameras upon request in classrooms serving students with disabilities.
A school board has voted to terminate the contract of a special educator accused of putting a second-grader with autism in a trash can and comparing his behavior to Oscar the Grouch.
Contrary to widespread concerns that minorities are disproportionately funneled into special education classrooms, a new study suggests that these kids’ special needs often go unnoticed.
A special education teacher accused of putting a second-grader with autism in a trash can and comparing his behavior to Oscar the Grouch says she was trying to calm the child, not hurt him.
With an eye on improving services for students with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Education is funneling millions into programs to train new special educators.
As a child, Chance Mair struggled to overcome sensory and social skills challenges related to Asperger’s syndrome, but this week he graduated high school at the top of his class.
The nation’s largest school district says it will install door alarms at nearly every one of its schools in an effort to help protect students with disabilities who are at risk of wandering.
A new report finds that students with disabilities are faring far worse on standardized tests than their typically-developing peers.