A federal judge is ordering one state to offer services to some 1,800 former special education students who were forced out of public schools two years early.
Fewer special education disputes between parents and school districts are escalating to due process hearings, a new government report finds.
A federal lawmaker says he wants to level the playing field for parents involved in special education disputes with their child’s school district.
Where a child lives may significantly impact whether they are placed in an inclusive or segregated classroom, a new national analysis suggests.
A shortage of psychologists and other highly trained specialists is driving some school districts to new extremes when it comes to hiring special education staff.
A school district is apologizing for having students in special education dig through trash for recyclables to earn money as part of a functional skills program.
With too few teachers on staff as the school year kicks off, one school district may rely on long-term substitutes for many special education classes.
The nation’s school district leaders are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on who should pay for a child’s private school tuition while special education disputes are litigated.
For young children with disabilities, the key to mastering language may be surrounding them with their typically-developing peers, researchers say.
The level of federal special education funding sent to states varies widely thanks to an outdated model that favors some locales over others, a new report finds.
A move to give IEP teams in one state more latitude over determining graduation requirements for students with disabilities is raising red flags.
Federal lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to require most students with disabilities to try competitive employment before they could be employed by sheltered workshops.