This just came across my inbox: The New York State Education Department’s P-12: Office of Special Education has scheduled three public hearings to seek public comment on proposed amendment to Part 200 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education relating to special education programs and services for students with disabilities. The proposed amendment is necessary to conform the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education...
Reforms to No Child Left Behind are a must, but not at the expense of the achievement and true learning potential of students with disabilities.
The Boston public school system is facing a class-action lawsuit in federal court asserting that the district routinely violates state and federal law by delaying evaluations and classroom placements for preschoolers with special needs.
A new federal study criticizes the Justice Department for failing to enforce laws that provide disabled students with special accommodations for taking the SAT, bar exam and other high-stakes tests.
A 7-year-old boy, out of control in a special education class, was subdued by a San Mateo police officer with pepper spray.