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Study: Minorities Are Disproportionately Underrepresented in Special Education

In what is likely to be a controversial report, researchers from Pennsylvania State University just published a study that investigated whether minority children attending U.S. elementary and middle schools are disproportionately represented in special education. The researchers found that, contrary … Continue reading

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Publicly Reported Assessment Results for Students with Disabilities and ELLs with Disabilities

The National Center on Educational Outcomes at the University of Minnesota recently released their sixteenth report. This report analyzed how states publicly report online assessment data for students with disabilities in K-12 schools across the United States. For the report, … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Approves ESEA Flexibility Renewal for 7 States, D.C.

Building on the significant progress seen in America’s schools over the last six years, the U.S. Department of Education announced today that Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New York, West Virginia and the District of Columbia have each received multiple … Continue reading

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$12.8 Million in Grants to Improve Services, Outcomes for Children with Disabilities Awarded by U.S. Department of Education

Last week the U.S. Department of Education announced its award of more than $12.8 million in grants to help improve services and results for students with disabilities.  The Special Education-Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities/Preparation … Continue reading

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IDEA Data Center Releases Technical Assistance Document

The IDEA Data Center recently released a technical assistance document that focuses on helping State Education Agencies (SEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs) better understand CEIS and its reporting requirements. It also provides examples of various data collection and reporting … Continue reading

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National Center for Education Statistics Releases Public School Safety and Discipline: 2013–14

A new National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) “First Look” report offers nationally representative data on public school safety and discipline for the 2013-14 school year.  The report presents information on specific school safety and discipline plans and practices, training … Continue reading

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National Center for Education Statistics Releases The Condition of Education 2015

On May 28, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), part of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), released “The Condition of Education 2015,” a Congressionally mandated report to the country on education in America today.  The report presents 42 … Continue reading

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Nominate a White House Champion of Change for Disability Advocacy Across Generations

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a time to celebrate the successes of its passing while also remembering that full inclusion and equal opportunity are still not a reality for many individuals with disabilities. … Continue reading

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Nominate a White House Champion of Change for Disability Advocacy Across Generations

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a time to celebrate the successes of its passing while also remembering that full inclusion and equal opportunity are still not a reality for many individuals with disabilities. … Continue reading

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Nominate a White House Champion of Change for Disability Advocacy Across Generations

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, a time to celebrate the successes of its passing while also remembering that full inclusion and equal opportunity are still not a reality for many individuals with disabilities. … Continue reading

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