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.
Advocates are accusing schools across one of the nation’s largest states of using truancy laws to funnel kids with disabilities off their rolls.
For years, educators and parents have reported promising results with iPads among kids with special needs. Now, the technology is proving useful for older students with disabilities too.
After an outraged mother complained that her daughter with Down syndrome and others with special needs were left out of the yearbook, school officials are changing course.