Special Education

How Democrats and the GOP in Congress Compare on Education Funding
September 19, 2019


This Congress is the first in four years to feature divided control between the two political parties. Now that both House and Senate education appropriations bills are public, we can compare how they've approached key funding questions and policy priorities. ...
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Preparing Students for Life After Special Education? Here's How Federal Dollars Can Help
September 18, 2019


New guidance from the U.S. Department of Education spells out how school systems and state agencies can coordinate to help students with disabilities prepare for life after high school.
A  outlines how schools can use the Individuals with Disabilit...
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Democrats Seek to Sharply Curtail Restraint, Seclusion of Students
November 12, 2018



Democrats on Capitol Hill are seeking to ban the practice of isolating students in special rooms or otherwise secluding them in schools that receive federal funds, and to limit when stud...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigned. Here's His Record on Children's Civil Rights
November 6, 2018



U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions—who has clashed repeatedly with the civil rights community over transgender students, affirmative action, immigration, and more—has resigned his post, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Wednesday.
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ISCRDconnect (Video): Using Technology and Innovative Programs to Improve Outcomes for Students with Special Needs
May 3, 2018
Find out how technology can be implemented in your district to improve outcomes for your students with special needs. Make sure you and your staff have the knowledge to meet requirements and ensure student success. ISCRDconnect is a series of digital learning sessions designed to share best practice...
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ISCRDconnect (Video): IEPs: Tips for Working with External Resources and Effective Parent Communication
April 30, 2018
Tips from an expert on how to work with external resources when implementing IEPs and ensure effective communication with parents. ISCRDconnect is a series of video learning sessions designed to share best practices and innovative programs in the fields of special education and cognitive disorders.
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ISCRDconnect (Video): Compliance Tips for Special Education Administrators
April 17, 2018
Hear from an industry insider how to stay in compliance when working with students who have special learning needs or considerations. ISCRDconnect is a series of video learning sessions designed to share best practices and innovative programs in the fields of special education and cognitive disorder...
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ISCRDconnect (Video): Trauma-Informed IEPs
April 15, 2018
Learn about considerations for students with IEPs who may have experienced trauma. Ensure the best outcomes for your students and arm yourself with knowledge from an industry expert. ISCRDconnect is a series of video learning sessions designed to share best practices and innovative programs in the f...
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