Students With Disabilities
Special Education What Biden's Pick for Ed. Secretary Discussed With Disability Rights Advocates
Advocates for students with disabilities want Biden to address discipline and the effects of COVID-19 on special education.
Special Education Schools Struggled to Serve Students With Disabilities, English-Learners During Shutdowns
The needs of students with IEPs and English-language learners were not often met after the pandemic struck, says a federal report.
School & District Management Explainer Getting Kids to School: Tackling the COVID-19 Transportation Problem
Reducing ridership, "walking school buses," and staggered schedules are among the strategies districts are considering.
Special Education Video Supporting Students with Learning Differences during Coronavirus
Parents of students with learning differences express their concerns for the social and emotional well-being of their children during the pandemic.
Special Education Video Advocating for Children with Learning Differences during Coronavirus
In this series, parents of students with learning differences share their experiences during the coronavirus pandemic.
Special Education Video Parenting Children with Learning Differences during Coronavirus
In this series parents of students with learning differences share their experiences during the coronavirus pandemic.
Special Education As Schools Close to Coronavirus, Special Educators Turn to Tele-Therapy
How can you keep occupational or speech therapy going online? Schools struggle to figure that out.
Student Well-Being Video Building Social-Emotional Resilience Among Students and Staff
Nellie Aspel has ensured that the Cleveland County school district is responsive to the social-emotional needs of students & staff.
Special Education Principals Say They Need Help to Support Students With Disabilities
The need for materials, training, guidance from district administrators, and access to staff with expertise in serving students with disabilities is especially acute in schools that serve primarily black and Latino students, a new survey finds.
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 'Twice Exceptional' Students Miss Out on Gifted Classes
Students who both have disabilities and are gifted are often overlooked when it comes to screening for gifted education. A California district found that it could buck the trend by casting a wider net for gifted students.
Special Education Pointillism in 1st Grade? Teachers Use Unfamiliar Lessons to Mine for Giftedness
Some districts are using new “response lessons” to identify the talented students that traditional assessments miss.
Special Education Preparing Students for Life After Special Education? Here's How Federal Dollars Can Help
When can schools use federal funds to help students with disabilities prepare for life after special education? A new resource from the federal education department offers a road map.