U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will give away her entire salary from her first year on the job and some of the money is headed to a nonprofit serving those with disabilities.
A school district must pay private school and legal costs for the family at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case that established a new precedent for special education law, a court ruled.
The U.S. Department of Education is making it easier to find out when a school is under investigation for violating the civil rights of students with disabilities.
A federal appeals court has ruled against a teen with cerebral palsy — one of the country’s top young Paralympic runners — who sought the opportunity to compete at his state track meet.
Advocates say schools in one state are sending kids with disabilities for psychiatric exams in handcuffs, leaving children traumatized and parents afraid to send their kids back to school.
Texas created a policy in 2004 that led school districts to deny special ed services to thousands of students. Some educators and officials say that cap started with the federal government.
Despite research suggesting that women with disabilities are more likely to experience sexual assault on campus, a federal report finds many universities unprepared to support these students.
A unified PE class where students with and without disabilities learn together is so popular it’s spawned a wait list and an after-school club. Now, dozens of schools are adopting the concept.
Students with disabilities represent just 13 percent of the nation’s preschoolers, but a new report finds they account for three-quarters of all suspensions and expulsions.
After a scathing review from the U.S. Department of Education, Texas will hire more special education staff and provide services to students who were illegally denied resources in the past.