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.
The new vaccination law lacks clarity about whether special education students must be immunized.
Teacher preparation programs will have new curriculum by 2017-18, the state says.
The investigation resulted in 22 arrests, including an autistic student.
Lower rates of suspension were correlated with higher academic achievement for every racial group in the state, the study found.
First national, comprehensive study looks at math and reading achievement.
Some parents believed those students would be exempt.
The Medi-Cal reimbursement program brings millions in federal funds to schools.
The state suspends certification for two Tobinworld schools.
A new guide outlines steps districts can take to improve practices.
The one-time funding supports multi-tiered approaches to discipline.
Some districts are hiring more teachers with provisional credentials.
The one-day training is seen as the first step in dealing with chronic trauma.
Teachers file 69 complaints against nine California schools in the network.
With state money limited, local officials try new approaches.
State is told to provide scores for students with severe cognitive disabilities.