A Comprehensive Guide to Special Education in the US

March 8, 2023

Via: Isabella Carter

Special education enables students with disabilities to access the resources they need to succeed in school and their future careers. Individualized programs help children and youth with disabilities to reach their full potential without excluding them from traditional schooling (unless […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

IEPs altered to reflect distance learning service changes, but at cost to schools

October 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When schools closed to in-person learning in the spring, some individualized supports for students with disabilities were easily transitioned to remote or virtual learning. But other services were harder to adapt to new learning formats due to the specific interventions […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

These 4 strategies can help school leaders avoid IDEA lawsuits

February 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Routinely changing federal regulations, spotty oversight and tight budgets can leave education leaders feeling stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to serving students with disabilities. While administrators think their schools could be doing more to […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Ed Dept to implement Obama-era equity rules in IDEA policy

May 23, 2019

Via: Education Dive

When the Equity in IDEA policy was released in December 2016, its stated purpose was to address the “significant disproportionality in the identification, placement and discipline of students with disabilities based on race or ethnicity.” The concern was the need […]

Education Tech

Schools must ensure tech meets needs across range of disabilities

November 21, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Educational technology is so woven into curriculum today, it’s almost impossible to imagine teaching children without it. Would educators pull pencils and erasers from classrooms? Of course not. And nor would they pull computers and other educational tools like tablets. […]