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Hawaii Reaches $10 Million Settlement in Special Education Lawsuit - Education Week

The state of Hawaii has agreed to pay $ million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a law that cut off public education for special-needs students at age 20, in contrast to federal law. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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Illinois School Board Takes Control of Special Education in Chicago - Education Week

Illinois' state board of education has taken on sweeping authority to supervise special education in the Chicago school district, voting to appoint an outside monitor who for at least three years will have to approve any changes to the district's policies and procedures in that area. ...read more Education Week:…
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Illinois Assumes Sweeping Authority Over Chicago's Special Education Program - Education Week

The Illinois State Board of Education took on sweeping authority to supervise special education at Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday, voting to appoint an outside monitor who for at least three years will have to approve any changes to the district's special ed policies and procedures. ...read more Education Week:…
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A Year Ago the Supreme Court Raised the Bar for Special Ed. What's Happened Since? - Education Week

The Endrew F. decision broadened the standard of what's required on behalf of students with disabilities, putting a renewed focus on those needs, advocates say. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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