The nation may soon be getting a new top special education official.
Experts say that almost all students with disabilities are capable of graduating high school fully prepared to tackle college or a career, yet just 65 percent of them graduate on time.
Texas enrolled its largest number of students in special education last year, the same year the state officially got rid of an arbitrary cap on how many kids could receive such services.
Aaron Holzmueller is an elite runner in Paralympic competitions. Now he wants a chance to qualify for the state track meet.
Hundreds of children with special needs in one state who could be in school are instead being funneled to a tutoring program called Homebound that is supposed to be used as a last resort.
A seven-figure lawsuit filed in federal court alleges that a teacher taped shut the mouth of a student with cerebral palsy because she was “making noises” consistent with her disability.
The Education Department is reportedly considering delaying or wiping out a rule designed to ensure that children from certain backgrounds aren’t unnecessarily placed in special education.
The U.S. Department of Education is insisting that its move to withdraw dozens of special education guidance documents will not compromise services for students with disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Education is withdrawing dozens of guidance documents addressing everything from transition to due process as part of an effort to do away with unnecessary regulation.
The handcuffing of two elementary-age students with disabilities by a school resource officer “was an unconstitutional seizure and excessive force,” a federal judge has ruled.