One in 10 students receives special education services, which include using different approaches to learning, offering emotional support and providing medical assistance. Learning disabilities such as dyslexia and dyscalculia (difficulty learning math) represent the largest category of California students in special education – about 45 percent.
School discipline and foster youth practices are targeted in state investigations.
The district plans to fight the ruling; the community group wants it enforced now.
Officials examining Tobinworld and other schools in California.
At issue is whether special ed students need to comply with the new vaccination law.
Students learn science with binoculars and a note pad.
School districts are supposed to spend $400 million a year on those services.
The state seeks to include students with disabilities in funding for high-needs students.
The letter was sent after a 9-year-old was slapped by a teacher's aide.
The state investigates allegations of abuse at Antioch special education school.
The new vaccination law lacks clarity about whether special education students must be immunized.