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.
As schools increasingly turn to online classes, a group tasked with investigating the impact on students with disabilities is raising some serious concerns.
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.
A unique program at one Pennsylvania school is using the power of television news to teach social skills to youngsters with Asperger’s syndrome.
A growing number of parents frustrated by school district bureaucracy are opting to forgo public education altogether for their children with disabilities.
Noted autism self-advocate Temple Grandin is taking special educators to task for too often dwelling on the challenges students with disabilities face rather than the strengths they possess.
Students with disabilities are being suspended from school at about twice the rate of their typically developing peers, with odds soaring even higher depending on the child’s race.
The nation is showing some signs of improvement in educating students with disabilities, though federal officials say nearly half of states continue to need help.
It doesn’t take much to be deemed a “highly qualified” teacher under federal law. Now, disability advocates are asking Congress to raise the bar.
Most students with disabilities will never serve in the military, but a one-of-a-kind program in Maryland is using lessons from the armed forces to help with everyday life.
All of the kids in Harold Price’s pre-kindergarten class have autism. Some say it helps that he does too.