Category Archives: U.S. Department of Education

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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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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Yudin Confirmed

Last week, the Senate confirmed Michael Yudin to serve as Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services at the U.S. Department of Education. Arne Duncan in his announcement of Yudin’s confirmation said, “Michael has dedicated his career to advocating … Continue reading

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Yudin Confirmed

Last week, the Senate confirmed Michael Yudin to serve as Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services at the U.S. Department of Education. Arne Duncan in his announcement of Yudin’s confirmation said, “Michael has dedicated his career to advocating … Continue reading

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Including Young Children with Disabilities in High-Quality Early Childhood Programs

The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services are proposing to release a policy statement on inclusion of young children with disabilities in high-quality inclusive early childhood programs. It is the purpose of this … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights releases Guidance Package for Title IX Coordinators

This week the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights released a guidance package emphasizing the responsibility of school districts, colleges and universities to designate a Title IX coordinator. All educational institutions receiving Federal financial assistance must designate at least one … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Report Shows Uneven Access to Preschool Across States

The U.S. Department of Education has released a report about the need for high-quality preschool programs.  The study titled, “A Matter of Equity: Preschool in America,” highlights that six out of every 10 children – about 2.5 million – are … Continue reading

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