Federal officials say that fewer than half of states are adequately meeting their obligations to serve students with disabilities under special education law.
The Trump administration is planning to alter existing regulations aimed at steering individuals with disabilities away from sheltered workshops.
The U.S. Department of Education is being accused of sidestepping its responsibilities to students with disabilities by delaying a special education regulation that was set to take effect.
The Trump administration is officially postponing implementation of an Obama-era rule designed to prevent kids from certain backgrounds from being wrongly placed in special education.
In 2004, just 25 colleges across the country welcomed students with intellectual disabilities on their campuses. By this fall, that number will grow to 270.
A seven-year legal battle that led to a U.S. Supreme Court decision raising the standard schools must meet in educating students with disabilities is coming to a close.
One state will pay more than $10 million to settle claims that students with disabilities were wrongly cut off from public education at age 20 instead of 22 in violation of federal law.
The U.S. Department of Education has quietly renegotiated hundreds of disability-related civil rights agreements with schools.
Through an introductory engineering program, junior high and high school students are developing real-life solutions for kids with disabilities, all on a budget of just $35.
The number of students receiving special education in the nation’s public schools is on the rise, according to a new federal report.