Special education

4 reasons these are the hardest school positions to staff right now

Special education teachers and transportation staff accounted for the most concerning school staff shortages, a survey finds.

Special education placement is a rather moral and ethical question

Researchers call for ambitious transformation in K-12 education to provide inclusive learning opportunities for students with disabilities.

4 ways Black students with disabilities will get equal access in school

Black students with disabilities more often receive "stigmatizing classifications" such as developmental delay but their parents have more difficulty accessing special support.

How are special education schools retaining highly qualified teachers?

Administrators and principals must balance recruiting special education teachers with providing support to retain those teachers.

Get ready for substitutes in special education classrooms

Using case law and hypothetical scenarios, new guide illustrates a school district's legal obligations and consequences for failing to fulfill them.

New guidance from DOE addresses disciplinary practices for students with disabilities

At a time when mental health challenges have become a top priority for K-12 schools across the country, the Education Department released new guidance on discriminatory discipline practices for students with disabilities.

How an innovative tech program opens career paths for students with visual impairments

More than 90% of the pilot program's participants said they planned to study cybersecurity in college, pursue cybersecurity credentials or go directly into the cybersecurity workforce.

How potential Title IX overhaul expands protections for students with disabilities

After more than a year and on the 50th anniversary of the law, the U.S. Department of Education has proposed updates to Title IX, the federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities that receive federal funding.

Be a presenter at LRP’s 44th National Institute

The deadline to submit your proposal is June 27, 2022.

K-12 leaders are warning Congress of a ‘national crisis’ of teacher shortages

While the safety of educators and students is a concern that plays a part in teacher recruiting and retention, several other factors related to teacher recruitment and compensation need to be addressed, experts say.

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