Students with disabilities are entitled to special education services, even if they are cognitively gifted, federal officials say.
With a new rule, federal education officials are telling schools not to skimp on funding for special education.
Federal education officials are warning school districts to think twice before forcing parents into potentially long and costly due process proceedings.
A new proposal in Congress would ensure that parents of students with disabilities are provided more information before their child is taken off track for a regular diploma.
Lawmakers in Congress are renewing efforts to ensure that the federal government lives up to its promise to fully fund special education.
Family income appears to be a major factor influencing whether parents will seek mediation or due process in special education disputes with their child’s school district, a new study finds.
Kids with disabilities have the right to a free appropriate public education complete with academics, therapies and other supports even if they’re locked up, federal officials say.
The number of schoolchildren with autism has increased nationwide in recent years, but a new study suggests that some kids are still being overlooked.
The Obama administration is reminding schools of their wide-ranging responsibilities to students with disabilities who struggle with speech and other communication difficulties.
In response to an increasing number of complaints, federal officials are reminding schools of their responsibilities to ensure that students with disabilities are not subjected to bullying.
The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the Obama administration to weigh in on a case involving who should pay for private school tuition while special education disputes are litigated.
Social media shaming increasingly is a tactic parents employ when calling, emailing or sitting through IEP meetings does not get the results they seek.
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.