Special education

How American schools fail kids with dyslexia

Kids often miss out on getting help when it comes to reading

STUDENT VOICE: I have autism, ADHD, dysgraphia and Tourette’s; what I don’t have is extra time on the Kentucky Governor’s cup contest

A disabled student discusses the accommodations that can give him a shot at an independent future

How does Mississippi really compare when it comes to graduation rates?

New report highlights strong points, challenges in getting all kids to graduation

Movie magic could be used to translate for the deaf

The developing technology could bring great leaps in learning

Is teacher preparation failing students with disabilities?

Educators say they’re unprepared to teach wide range of students

Learning technology once reserved for special needs students is now in everyone’s hands. Can teachers figure out how best to use it?

As technology increasingly blurs the lines between how different students best learn, teachers face new demands


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A New Orleans charter network has spent the last year making up teaching for special-ed students shorted two years ago

An investigation found that ReNEW SciTech Academy had inflated how much extra attention it would provide to certain students, and then didn’t provide the extra help to those who really needed it. The Louisiana education department made the charter network find those students and provide help

OPINION: ‘I spend half my days in accelerated classes and the other half in special ed’

Teen with three disabilities makes a public plea for innovation in education — and blows the experts away

Unmet Needs: Children with disabilities caught in the voucher crossfire

Parents can send their kids to a Mississippi private school -- if they can find one that offers special education