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Texas Curbs Spec. Ed. Enrollment Benchmark - Education Week

The Texas Education Agency has told schools that they must provide services to all eligible students with disabilities and that they won't be penalized for serving too many children, after the Department of Education ordered the state agency to end an percent benchmark on special education enrollment. ...read more Education…
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N.Y. District to Mainstream More Special Ed. Students - Education Week

The 27,000-student Yonkers, , district has committed to placing more students with disabilities in general education classrooms, after a federal investigation showed that the district was shifting students into restrictive settings with no individualized rationale for doing so. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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Noting Tainted Water, Suit Seeks Special Ed. Remedies - Education Week

Families in Flint, Mich., filed a class action last week against the state and the school district, saying more needs to be done to help students whose academic performance and behavior have worsened because of the city's lead-tainted water. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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Spotlight on Response to Intervention 2016 - Education Week

As part of a multi-tiered effort to identify and support struggling learners, schools and educators are turning to Response to Intervention. In this Spotlight, assess the challenges and opportunities for using RTI to improve reading skills and consider whether RTI can work for teachers in addition to students. ...read more…
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Education Dept. Orders Texas To Remove Spec. Ed. Cap - Education Week

The Department of Education has told Texas to stop using percent as a guideline for special education enrollment, in the wake of a report from the Houston Chronicle that suggested identification rates across the state were artificially kept low. ...read more Education Week: Special Education
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