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Legal Tangle Ensnares Case Involving Georgia Special Education Facility - Education Week

A Justice Department lawsuit alleging that students were sent to segregated and inferior programs is on hold while an appeals court weighs whether the government can file such cases. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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Spotlight on Closing the Achievement Gap - Education Week

As schools aim to be the great equalizer in society, they are working to close the achievement gap. In this Spotlight, see how positive school climates are narrowing gaps between low-income students and their peers, learn how schools are enrolling English-language learners in gifted classes, and read about the need…
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Flint Schoolchildren Need Expanded Special Education Services, Lawyers Argue - Education Week

Attorneys for local and state school officials say they agree that some Flint schoolchildren exposed to lead will require special education services. But they argued in federal court that a lawsuit to force them to provide those services isn't the answer. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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Special Educators Head to Capitol Hill With 'Sense of Urgency' - On Special Education - Education Week

Members of the Council for Exceptional Children and the Council for Administrators of Special Education want Congress to preserve Medicaid and allocate more money for special education and gifted education. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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