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March 8, 2018


Dyslexia Legislation Headed To The Governor

Legislation to increase awareness and intervention for students with dyslexia in Hoosier schools has been approved by the general assembly.

February 1, 2018


Lawmakers Move Bill To Get More Teachers Into Schools

With a teacher shortage in the state, lawmakers want to help license more teachers by waiving some testing requirements.

December 15, 2017


IDOE Faces Special Education Funding Gap

Schools can ask the state for additional money for special education costs, but the fund for those services is tighter than previous years.

October 27, 2017


Panel Discusses Threats To Special Education Under Betsy DeVos

Education advocates say they’re worried special education in public schools could be threatened under U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

September 20, 2017


Indiana Federal Lawmakers Ask DeVos To Delay Grad Rate Change

Indiana's Congressional delegation wants the federal education department to give the state more time to prepare before changes to high school diplomas begin.

July 14, 2017


Senate Health Bill Would Affect Special Education? Yes, Here’s How

School districts rely on Medicaid reimbursements for special education, transportation for children with disabilities, social workers and more.

March 24, 2016


As Special Education Program Shuts, E. Hancock Looks Ahead

HMSES, a co-op between schools in Hancock, Madison and Shelby Counties, provides special education services across districts.

November 18, 2015


Will New Diploma Types Leave Behind Special Ed Students?

The state is re-writing the graduation requirements, and some people worry the more rigorous standards will keep special education students from graduating.

May 31, 2013


Indiana Ranks Second For Children On ADHD Medication

Doctors say parents should consider behavioral therapy before giving their children ADHD medication.

December 10, 2012


What’s At Stake For Special Education With Fiscal Cliff

If Indiana schools were to lose the estimated $114 million in federal education funding, programs for students with special needs would feel a deep impact.

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