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Disability

Read: Education Department Begins Dismissal of Civil Rights Cases

Education Department Begins Dismissal of Civil Rights Cases

One disability rights advocate says the department notified her that 500 of her complaints were dismissed in recent weeks.

Read: Calif. School District Investigates Spate of Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims

Calif. School District Investigates Spate of Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims

The Palo Alto School District currently has more than 20 Title IX sexual violence cases pending.

Read: How to Protect Students with Special Needs During a Campus Emergency

How to Protect Students with Special Needs During a Campus Emergency

School security pros must develop plans to help students with special needs appropriately respond during an incident.

Read: New Security Cameras Protect Utah School

New Security Cameras Protect Utah School

The new surveillance system not only improves security but also helps with student instruction.

Calif. County Enters Agreement with OCR

The Office for Civil Rights found multiple instances of discrimination against students with disabilities in the county.

Read: Report: Complaints to OCR Have Doubled Since 2005

Report: Complaints to OCR Have Doubled Since 2005

Despite the increase, staffing at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has decreased by 15 percent in the past decade.

Read: Researchers: 1 in 7 Children Have Some Form of Disorder

Researchers: 1 in 7 Children Have Some Form of Disorder

A study showed many children with disorders come from impoverished homes or homes where English isn’t spoken.

Read: 5 Tips on Intervening More Appropriately with Students Exhibiting Concerning Behavior

5 Tips on Intervening More Appropriately with Students Exhibiting Concerning Behavior

These tips will help you address challenging or inappropriate behavior exhibited by students, especially students with disabilities.

Read: Handcuffing and Physical Restraint on School Grounds

Handcuffing and Physical Restraint on School Grounds

Here’s a look at the issue of police officers using handcuffs and physical restraint when they’re called to schools to respond to challenging behaviors by students with disabilities.

Read: Helping Colleges Comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act

Helping Colleges Comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act

Institutions of higher education should consider investing in technologies that promote equality for students with disabilities.

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