clock menu more-arrow no yes

Special education

Shared from:

Her district says in-person learning is best. Her parents want her virtual. Right now, this Denver 7-year-old isn’t in school at all.

Filed under:

Educators see struggling students. After a pandemic year, do they need extra help or services for a disability?

Shared from:

Bronx elementary school to pilot program for students with emotional disabilities

Shared from:

More than 10,000 NYC students are classified as ‘emotionally disturbed.’ Some are out to change that label.

Shared from:

Two lawsuits supporting face masks in schools challenge Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee’s opt-out order

Shared from:

Denver planned to stop separating students with emotional disabilities. Now, the district has changed course.

Shared from:

NYC to increase special education services for Bronx students following settlement

Shared from:

Chicago fell behind on plans for students with disabilities during COVID-19. New data show the depth of the problem.

The pandemic year has uprooted support for students with disabilities in Chicago and nationwide, creating a backlog of old IEPs that could lead to widening academic gaps for students in need of special education services.

Shared from:

NYC is promising expanded special education services after school and on Saturdays. Here’s what we know.

Shared from:

NYC’s budget deal pilots smaller class sizes, dedicates millions to COVID learning loss

Shared from:

NYC to pay for summer school taxis for homeless students and those with disabilities after facing criticism from advocates

Shared from:

Federal office drops investigation of Indiana special education services

Shared from:

Chicago’s special education department will be monitored for another year

Shared from:

This family wanted an inclusive NYC preschool for their son with Down syndrome. A new film shows the obstacles they faced.

Shared from:

Citing understaffing and allegations of abuse of students, Illinois will remove students from private facility

Shared from:

NYC’s free child care program turned away students with disabilities. Some parents fear a repeat for summer school.

The COVID-19 outbreak is changing our daily reality

Chalkbeat is a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to providing the information families and educators need, but this kind of work isn't possible without your help.