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Diplomas Remain Elusive For Many With Disabilities

 by Shaun Heasley via Disability Scoop Graduation rates for students with disabilities remain far behind their typically-developing peers, with a new report finding that in some states fewer than half of those in special education earn a diploma. Nationwide, 64.6 percent of... Continue Reading 

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Special Education Often An Uphill Battle For Military Families

via Disability Scoop The strain of having a child with special needs is hard on families, but it’s particularly tough when families move a lot and must navigate a new school and the complexities of special education law in a new state... Continue Reading 

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Supreme Court sets higher bar for education of students with disabilities

(via TheWashingtonPost) On Wednesday, March 22, The Supreme Court unanimously raised the bar for the educational benefits owed to millions of children with disabilities in one of the most significant special-education cases­ to reach the high court in decades. Read more: http://wapo.st/2mEQQwU

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