In her first speech centering on special ed, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said students with disabilities deserve better and her agency will work to provide more choices for families.
Less than half of states are meeting their obligations to appropriately serve students with disabilities under the nation’s special education law, federal education officials say.
With a new legislative proposal, members of Congress are reviving a plan to boost federal spending on special education.
A federal jury has determined that the parents of a child with disabilities have no First Amendment right to have their son wear a recording device to keep track of his school day.
Privacy concerns are prompting some schools to consider prohibiting GPS tracking devices that are designed to help protect children with disabilities who are at risk of wandering.
Three months after a key government special education website crashed, federal officials are introducing a revamped online presence.
A year after graduating from a high school that grew to love him, a young man with autism is struggling to adjust to a reality of adulthood that is not as kind.
In the second such case to hit a school for children with disabilities, the mother of a boy with cerebral palsy is suing alleging that his feeding tube was cleaned with bleach.
Texas lawmakers have sent the governor a bill formally rejecting the state’s decade-old practice of limiting how many students with disabilities could receive special education services.
Federal education officials are investigating after a school district denied a mother’s request to observe her son’s self-contained classroom.