Special Education Explainer Special Education: Definition, Statistics, and Trends
What is special education and what do we know about the student special education population and the teachers who educate them?
Special Education Overlooked: How Teacher Training Falls Short for English-Learners and Students With IEPs
Many English-learners and students with disabilities spend lots of time in the general education classroom, and yet teachers there often lack training in how to meet their needs
Special Education Students With Disabilities Deserve Inclusion. It's Also the Best Way to Teach
Inclusion doesn't just mean throwing disabled students into general education classrooms without support, writes disability advocate Hannah Grieco.
Special Education The Special Olympics Budget Clash: What Schools Could Have Lost
Organized under the Special Olympics umbrella, the Unified Champion Schools program promotes meaningful connections between students with and without intellectual disabilities, using sports as a catalyst.
School & District Management Five-State Initiative to Boost Principals' Knowledge of Special Education
The Council for Chief State School Officers has launched a program intended to will help deepen principals' knowledge of special education in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Mississippi, and Ohio.
Special Education Special Education Reforms at Center of New Settlement Agreements
The Berkeley, Calif. school district and the state of Ohio have said they will do more to provide services and to ensure students with disabilities are educated in inclusive settings.
Families & the Community How Parents and Educators Can Team Up on Special Education
Strong partnerships are crucial between schools and parents of students with disabilities. Both can take steps to keep the relationship civil and productive.
Special Education Special Education a Growing Priority in Teacher-Training Circles
There’s a push to equip all teachers—not just special educators—with the tools they’ll need to work with students who have disabilities.
Special Education Inclusion Alone Not Enough to Boost Special Education Results, Expert Says
Allison Gilmour, a professor at Temple University, argues that schools need to look more at what services are provided to students with disabilities, not just the setting where those students are educated.
Special Education School Accessibility Gets $150 Million Boost in N.Y.C. Budget
The money, which will be allocated over three years, is expected to make major and minor improvements to schools throughout the city.
School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center Students With Emotional Disabilities: Facts About This Vulnerable Population
Advocates worry students with special education needs such as “emotional disturbance” may be stigmatized in light of the intense spotlight on accused Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz’s mental health history.