Posted on · Disability Rights Texas had asked the court to issue a temporary restraining order to allow schools to require masks ahead of a trial date in October.
Posted on · The advocacy group Disability Rights Texas examined statewide data and found that students with disabilities and Black students are physically restrained by educators at disproportionately high rates.
Posted on · Houston students sent to the alternative campus already face a high risk of dropping out. Advocates now worry that without bus service, their risk of dropping out is even higher.
Posted on · The proposed rule specifically includes county programs, such as the alternative special ed schools run by the Harris County Department of Education.
Posted on · The toolkit for Texas educators and families includes sections on students' rights and students with disabilities.
Posted on · What happened to Evan Johnson triggered a state investigation, exposing what some call a loophole in how state administrators keep an eye on some special needs students in Harris County.
Posted on · The no-bid contract pays an Atlanta-based company called SPEDx more than $4 million to mine the data of special education students in Texas
Posted on · "It would be wrong for our state lawmakers to stay silent on such an important issue."
Posted on · In November, after federal authorities started to examine special ed in Texas, state officials said they would try to change the guidelines to identify students for special ed in the spring of 2017.
Posted on · Officials with the U.S. Department of Education will hold a listening session on special education Monday evening in Houston.
Posted on · Disability Rights Texas has complained formally and informally in different ways about the cap on special ed, starting more than two years ago.
Posted on · "We feel that by not being there, she’s missing opportunities to learn what they’re learning and also learn from her peers."
Posted on · The Houston Chronicle recently examined special education enrollment in the state of Texas and found that over the last decade-plus, non-elected state officials have set an arbitrary limit to what percentage of students should be given special education services in each school district. The investigation says that limit – 8.5 percent – along with strict […]
Posted on · The new state rule clarifies that an audio-taped translation can’t be just a recording of a meeting. It has to cover all aspects of a child’s individualized education program.