A small change tucked inside a government spending bill this month may have big implications for special education.
As sweeping federal budget cuts set in, the impact is starting to become clear for those benefiting from special education and other disability programs.
Within days, severe budget cuts are slated to hit nearly every federal program — including special education and other disability supports — and there’s no sign of a deal on the horizon.
The White House is urging Congress to take action to avert a series of deep spending cuts expected to impact special education and other disability-related programs within weeks.
A national coalition of disability advocacy groups is calling on the federal government to stop providing funds to a school that uses skin-shock therapy on students with disabilities.
As the fiscal cliff looms, most Americans believe that special education programs should be spared from federal budget cuts, a new poll suggests.
Some 12,000 special educators could lose their jobs in the coming months unless Congress acts to stop impending cuts, according to a new report from Congressional Democrats.
Nearly two dozen states will benefit from millions in new federal funding to improve training for those working with special education students in the nation’s schools.
The White House is warning that special education will face more than $1 billion in cuts and millions more will be trimmed from other federal disability programs next year unless Congress acts.
With a growing number of students qualifying for disability services, investors are eyeing the special education market as one ripe with profit potential.
The nation’s top education official is warning that special education programs across the country will face “devastating” budget cuts next year unless Congress acts.
Faced with the possibility of more funding cuts, a new survey finds special educators across the country are worried.
After appearing to give school districts the green light last summer to decrease spending on special education, the U.S. Department of Education is making an about-face.
Despite a heavy emphasis on education in the president’s budget proposal this week, advocates are worried that students with disabilities are being left out.
Rhode Island is the smallest state in the country, but it has every other state beat by one measure: A higher percentage of its students are in special education than anywhere else.