Special Ed. Identification
Special Education Does Special Education Work for Students With Learning Disabilities?
The answer is yes, especially for students who enter special education before middle school, find the authors of a recent report.
Special Education In Flint, Schools Overwhelmed by Special Ed. Needs in Aftermath of Lead Crisis
The Flint, Mich. schools are straining to meet the special education needs of children exposed to lead from Michigan's Flint River.
Special Education Are Black and Hispanic Students Identified for Special Education Too Often or Not Enough? Maybe It's Both
A new study of Florida students suggests that minority underidentification and overidentification in special education is connected to the racial makeup of a student's school.
Special Education Who Gets Special Education Services? It Depends on Where You Live, GAO Report Finds
States identify students with disabilities at varying rates because because of different state and district policies, says a report from the Government Accountability Office, a federal watchdog agency.
Special Education Race, Not Disability Status, Linked to Increased Suspension Rates
The research team that has examined minority identification for special education has turned its attention to a new subject: suspension rates.
Special Education Special Education Enrollment Increases in Texas in Wake of Newspaper Investigation
About 14,000 more students in the state are enrolled in special education, after the state lifted what it called a "benchmark" enrollment figure of 8.5 percent.
Special Education Minority Students Still Missing Out on Special Education, New Analysis Says
Black and Hispanic students otherwise similar to white students in reading are underenrolled in special education, says a study that runs counter to accepted wisdom and federal policy.
States Last Day to Submit Comments on Texas Special Education Enrollment
Jan. 6 is the last day to submit comments to the U.S. Department of Education about their experiences with Texas' special education identification processes.
Special Education Final Rule Released on Identifying Racial Bias in Special Education
Many more school districts will be required to use special education money to address minority overrepresentation under a final rule released Monday by the U.S. Department of Education.
Special Education Education Dept. Orders Texas To Remove Spec. Ed. Cap
The U.S. Department of Education has told Texas to stop using 8.5 percent as a guideline for special education enrollment, in the wake of a report from the Houston Chronicle that suggested identification rates across the state were artificially kept low.
States Ed. Dept. Seeks to Halt Texas' Special Education Enrollment Benchmark
The U.S. Department of Education said Texas must stop using a guideline for special education enrollment that may have led to thousands of children being denied services they were qualified to receive.
Classroom Technology Special Education Rules Apply to Virtual Schools Too, Ed. Department Says
Virtual schools are subject to the same federal special education mandates on issues such as testing and student identification, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
School Choice & Charters Ed. Department: Online Schools Must Follow Special Education Rules
States and districts that run virtual schools should ensure those schools follow mandates around such issues as testing and student identification, says a "Dear Colleague" letter from the U.S. Department of Education.