Supreme Court rules for deaf student in education-law case

(SCOTUSblog) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday revived a deaf student’s lawsuit against a Michigan school district that failed to provide him with a qualified sign-language interpreter. In a unanimous… Read More

March 22, 2023
Courts, Public Education
U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Sturgis Schools discrimination suit

(The Center Square) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday heard testimony related to Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools. At issue is whether the immigrant family of a deaf former… Read More

January 19, 2023
Public Education
Nebraska special needs teacher charged with child abuse; ‘He could have died every day,’ says mother

A Nebraska City Public Schools (NCPS) teacher is being charged with felony child abuse for her actions against a disabled student. Mother Jennifer Egri became concerned when her… Read More

January 16, 2023
Public Education
Public schools face dramatic rise in student misbehavior, potentially straining special education resources

Reports of student misbehavior have risen sharply in public schools, as districts also report widespread “stunted” social development among students. Yet special education resources may not be able… Read More

January 10, 2023
Louisiana House passes education savings account bill for disabled students

(The Center Square) – Legislation to create Education Savings Accounts for students with exceptionalities passed the Louisiana House. Lawmakers voted 91-1 to approve House… Read More

May 6, 2022