- Presentation: Accountability and Outcomes for Children with Speech, Language and Hearing Challenges May 20, 2015
- Proposed Policy Statement on Inclusive Early Childhood Programs May 19, 2015
- Federal Guidance on Special Education Dispute Resolution Options April 28, 2015
- Department of Education Releases Final Maintenance of Effort Rule April 28, 2015
- Title IX Guidance April 28, 2015
Category Archives: Featured
A recent Dear Colleague letter from the U.S. Department of Education warns school districts against filing due process complaints concerning issues that are part of state complaints filed by parents. The letter emphasizes the importance of following Individuals with Disabilities … Continue reading
The IRIS Center has released three new training modules on selecting, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based practices and programs. The series helps professionals identify appropriate programs and implement them with fidelity. Evidence-Based Practices (Part 1):Identifying and Selecting a Practice or Program … Continue reading
On July 22, 2014, President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. The Act includes provisions to increase competitive employment for individuals with disabilities, including youth.
The U.S. Department of Education announced a new Results-Driven Accountability plan that will be used to measure the effectiveness of state special education programs. States will be evaluated both on procedural compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) … Continue reading
The Council of State Governments Justice Center recently released the School Discipline Consensus Report, a set of recommendations to improve school discipline policies. The report draws on research and experts’ practical experience to develop strategies to keep more students in … Continue reading
On March 21, 2014, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released data about the racial disparities in school discipline policies beginning as early as preschool. The public can also search the online database to access state, local, … Continue reading
A new report summarizes each state’s laws related to seclusion and restraint and provides summaries of trends in these policies across the nation. The report was written by Jessica Butler and published by the Autism National Committee. Read the report>>>
On December 23rd, OSEP released its 30th Annual Report to Congress on the Implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).