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Students with EBD Hit Hardest by Texas Cap in Special Ed Enrollment

According to reports Brian M. Rosenthal published in the Houston (TX, US) Chronicle, since the early 2000s when the Texas Education Agency (TEA) essentially limited enrollment in special education to 8.5% of the school population, the category of students with … Continue reading

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Guidance to Redefine a Well-Rounded Education

The U.S. Department of Education recently released guidance urging states and school districts to use funding through a new block grant created by the Every Student Succeeds Act for a well-rounded education. The grant focuses on safe and healthy students, and … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Homelessness

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Education (ED) announced the release of an interagency policy statement on early childhood homelessness. The statement recommends ways early childhood and housing providers at the … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Homelessness

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Education (ED) announced the release of an interagency policy statement on early childhood homelessness. The statement recommends ways early childhood and housing providers at the … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Homelessness

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Education (ED) announced the release of an interagency policy statement on early childhood homelessness. The statement recommends ways early childhood and housing providers at the … Continue reading

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Early Learning in ESSA: ED Releases Guidance

The U.S. Department of Education released non-regulatory guidance focused on how the nation’s new education law supports young children including those with disabilities. President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law in December to reauthorize the Elementary … Continue reading

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Revenues and Expenditures Rise Slightly in Public Education

This First Look contains national and state totals of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education for school year 2013-14. This First Look includes revenues by source and expenditures by function and object, including current expenditures per pupil … Continue reading

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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

President Barack Obama has proclaimed October 2016 as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This year’s theme focuses on inclusion; specifically how inclusion can diversify the workplace and provide opportunities of growth and improvement for those individuals with disabilities. This proclamation … Continue reading

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Academic Assessments For Children With Disabilities Grant

The National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) of the University of Minnesota received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support children with disabilities and academic assessments. The grant aims to increase participation and improve results … Continue reading

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Personnel Development Grants Awarded

The U.S. Department of Education released a list of seven states selected to receive up to $7 million in grants from the State Personnel Development program (SPD). The program aims to improve the educational services offered to children with disabilities … Continue reading

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