As stories emerge of students with even the most severe disabilities being forced to take standardized tests, officials in one state are starting to rethink the approach.
Disability advocates are protesting a move by the U.S. Department of Education that they say could leave students in the hands of poor-quality teachers.
A teacher accused of force-feeding a student with special needs crayons soaked in hot sauce is headed back to the classroom.
Budget cuts are forcing larger class sizes, bigger case loads and leaving schools with too few staff to meet the needs of students with disabilities, special educators say.
When Congress acted earlier this month to end the government shutdown, lawmakers also extended a provision that advocates contend has negative implications for students with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Education wants to end a rule that allows states to count some students with disabilities as academically proficient even if they do not meet grade-level standards.
A leading education firm is acknowledging that it messed up when evaluating alternative assessments for thousands of students with disabilities.
As charter schools continue to proliferate across the country, a new study finds that they are offering benefits for students with disabilities.
For students unable to physically make it to school, there’s a new option: robots that allow kids to participate in class virtually without leaving their home or hospital bed.
A special education teacher is in hot water after allegedly posting photos of student tests and notes from parents on social media appended with demeaning commentary.
Disability advocates are crying foul after some school districts sought flexibility under federal education rules, a move they say could prove harmful to students with disabilities.
A special educator could be named the nation’s “top teacher” on television’s “LIVE with Kelly and Michael.”
A handful of universities retained the top slots in an annual ranking of the nation’s best training programs for special educators.
Typically parents are proud to see their child earning 90s and 100s at school, but a Georgia father whose son has severe disabilities says the scores are cause for concern.
With increased focus on teacher performance, a leading group of special educators is warning that assessing the work they do in the classroom requires a more nuanced approach.