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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> …

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 …

Florida Shooting

Individuals With Disabilities Get New Rights

Without additional federal funding, school districts will be hard pressed to meet the higher standard for special education students.

Education

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

A two-volume research report funded by the U.S. Department of Education offers a deep dive into the characteristics of youth with disabilities who …

Autism

Advocacy group calls for better autism supports in schools

A key autism advocacy group wants more mandatory special education courses in Ontario teachers’ colleges and an overhaul of special ed funding to …

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 said.

Education

Can Cameras in Special Ed. Classrooms Prevent Student Abuse?

Students with disabilities are far more likely to be abused in schools than the general student population, and many feel that video camera …

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 …

Navajo Nation