Category Archives: U.S. Department of Education

Accessibility of Computers and Web Sites—Automated Personalization Computing Project (APCP)

OSERS recently announced a new funding opportunity, the Accessibility of Computers and Web Sites through an Automated Personalization Computing Project (APCP), to create the infrastructure we need to make it easier for any person of any age with any disability … Continue reading

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Google Hangout – The Hidden Cost of Suspension

On July 30th at 3:00pm EDT, ED will host a google hangout with experts to discuss “The Hidden Cost of Suspension.” They welcome you and your stakeholders to join – on either Google+ (http://bit.ly/1h5vGAR) or on YouTube (http://youtu.be/W0AroRVB2ao) – to … Continue reading

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ESEA Reauthorization: House and Senate Pass Bills

On July 8, the U.S. House of Representatives completed its work on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). H.R.5 the Student Success Act squeaked by with a vote of 218-213.  On July 16, the U.S. Senate … Continue reading

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CEC Honors and Celebrates 25th Anniversary of ADA

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). One of the most important civil rights laws in our history and the first major piece of domestic legislation in the world to … 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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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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