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Watch: ‘Elmo’ In ‘Sesame Street’ Gets Laid Off After Donald Trump’s Budget Cuts

<b>We all</b> know people who have suffered because of budget cuts—ex-colleagues, family members, and now even lovable fictional friends from childhood.<p><b>This</b> …

Sesame Street

How schools will respond to decision expanding special ed rights

Public school districts in the United States will now have to provide students with disabilities meaningful, “appropriately ambitious” educational …

Individuals With Disabilities Get New Rights

By onMarch 27, 2017 7:23 AM<p>Until the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on March 22 in <i>Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District</i>, schools were required to …

Education

Are High School Students With Disabilities Prepared for Life After School?

By onMarch 28, 2017 5:11 PM<p>A new, two-volume report exploring the experiences of students with disabilities was released today, and there's enough …

Education

Advocacy group calls for better autism supports in schools | The Star

Making sure teachers are equipped with more knowledge is a key piece for Elsbeth Dodman, 28, an artist and self-described autistic advocate who was …

Texas lawmakers want to ban special education enrollment caps for good

AUSTIN — Parents described to lawmakers Tuesday how they had to fight reluctant school districts — sometimes for years — to get their children access …

Four things Texans want the Legislature to know about special education

Last month, The Texas Tribune asked parents and educators what they think lawmakers should do before the Legislature adjourns. Here’s what they …

Can Cameras in Special Ed. Classrooms Prevent Student Abuse? (Video)

By onApril 6, 2017 4:13 PM<p>Students with disabilities are far more likely to be abused in schools than the general student population, and many feel …

Special Education

Navajo Nation’s only special-needs school has been praying for a miracle — it’s getting one

There’s nothing ordinary about St. Michael’s Association for Special Education. It’s the only special-needs school serving school-aged students on the Navajo Reservation, which covers so much land that if it were a state, it would be the 10th largest in America. The school, a private nonprofit …