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Legal Clips » Ninth Circuit panel rules that student’s scheduled, but unimplemented, placement as part of a multi-stage IEP was the student’s “then current placement” for purposes of IDEA’s “stay-p...

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Legal Clips » Judge criticizes both parties during hearing in suit filed by blind parent alleging that Atlanta school district failed to reasonably accommodate her when it refused to provide transp...

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The Mighty - We Face Disabilities and Diseases Together

The Mighty - We Face Disabilities and Diseases Together | Law and Disabilities | Scoop.it
We believe in the power of stories, the strength of communities and the beauty of the human spirit.

Be Mighty, and Join Us!
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Legal Clips » Lawsuit alleges Oregon district kept disabled elementary school student in isolation for most of the school year

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Complaint: Early Dismissal Shortchanging Students In Special Ed

Bit by bit students in special education are missing out on valuable learning time because they're regularly loaded onto buses before school ends, a federal
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Regulations Broaden Who's Covered Under ADA

The U.S. Department of Justice is issuing new regulations significantly expanding who's covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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U.S. Department of Education Takes Action to Deliver Equity for Students with Disabilities | U.S. Department of Education

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The Wrong and Right Ways to Ensure Equity in IDEA - Education Next

The Wrong and Right Ways to Ensure Equity in IDEA - Education Next | Law and Disabilities | Scoop.it
expert panel of the National Research Council
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House Passes Series of Higher Education Bills

House Passes Series of Higher Education Bills | Law and Disabilities | Scoop.it
Lawmakers passed five bipartisan bills Monday aimed at improving upon the dated Higher Education Act.
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U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance On Civil Rights of Students with ADHD | U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance On Civil Rights of Students with ADHD | U.S. Department of Education | Law and Disabilities | Scoop.it
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Wandering Bill Gains Senate Approval

The U.S. Senate has unanimously approved legislation to provide tracking devices and other resources to help kids with autism and developmental disabilities at
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Supreme Court Considers Whether To Address FAPE

The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the Obama administration to weigh in on a case questioning how much educational benefit schools must provide in order to
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Legal Clips » Ninth Circuit panel rules that student with qualifying disabilities was entitled to special education services under IDEA even though his academic performance was satisfactory

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Texas Special Education Disgrace-“It Was All a Numbers Game”

Texas Special Education Disgrace-“It Was All a Numbers Game” | Law and Disabilities | Scoop.it
(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner) The Houston Chronicle has delivered an expose on a covert and "successful" effort by the Texas Education Agency to create a defacto cap of 8.5% on the number of Texas public school students who would...
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How Texas keeps out tens of thousands of children out of special education

How Texas keeps out tens of thousands of children out of special education | Law and Disabilities | Scoop.it
The state has saved billions of dollars while denying vital support to children with disabilities, a Houston Chronicle investigation has found.
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Federal Register | Amendment of Americans With Disabilities Act Title II and Title III Regulations To Implement ADA Amendments Act of 2008

The Department of Justice (Department) is issuing this final rule to amend its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations in order to incorporate the statutory changes to the ADA set forth in the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADA Amendments Act or the Act), which took effect on Januar
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IDEA Applies To Online Schools Too

Students with disabilities are entitled to special education services and supports even if they attend school online, the U.S. Department of Education says.
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Why Homeless Students Are So Difficult to Identify

Why Homeless Students Are So Difficult to Identify | Law and Disabilities | Scoop.it
Few states know where those children are, making it difficult to connect them with resources.
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Why Disability Employment = Good Business

Why Disability Employment = Good Business | Law and Disabilities | Scoop.it
In case you missed it, this week marked the 26th anniversary for one of the USA's landmark civil rights laws, the Americans with Disabilities Act of…
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ESSA Implementation: Perspectives from Education Stakeholders on Proposed Regulations | The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
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Education Department Steps In After School Retaliated Against Mom

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is forcing changes at one school district after finding that a parent was retaliated against for
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