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Schools Underreport How Often Students Are Restrained or Secluded, GAO Finds

Left uncorrected, the erroneous data could severely limit the federal education department's ability to monitor, enforce, and oversee potential civil rights violations, the congressional watchdog agency concludes. more Education Week: Special Education
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Evaluating English-Learners for Special Education Is a Challenge. Here's Help

Two new resources aim to help educators determine whether English-learners' struggles in schools stem from learning disabilities. Experts say educators often struggle to identify these students and to steer them to the right services. more Education Week: Special Education
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Most Classroom Teachers Feel Unprepared to Support Students With Disabilities

A survey from the National Center for Learning Disabilities and finds a teaching corps that lacks confidence in their ability to meet the needs of millions of children with disabilities in the nation's public K-12 schools, but wants the training, support, and guidance to improve. more Education Week: Special…
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