Special Education

Per pupil spending has decreased sharply, by 40% per child from 1994 to 2014.
“Every child with a disability must have appropriate access to special education and related services that meet his or her unique needs,” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said.
Many former special education students struggle to find good-paying jobs, and high schools are partly to blame.
By Tara Drinks Children with learning and attention issues often feel misunderstood—much like the title character in 20th

For students with disabilities, completing high school does not always lead to greater opportunity.
By Annika Grassl The ability to advocate for yourself and others is increasingly important in today’s social and political
For students with disabilities, completing high school does not always lead to greater opportunity.
Across the country, black and Latino children with special needs are far less likely to graduate than their white peers.
Efforts to remove the stigma for students with disabilities have paid off.
How better soft skills might boost low college persistence and employment rates.
They're capable of the work. School leaders and teachers just don't always believe it.
A number of Los Angeles charter schools up for renewal this week are throwing a tantrum if they don’t get their way. Charter