The Answer Sheet: special education


Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/04/2010

Where Kline stands on education policy

The man expected to be the new chairman of the House's education committee has some strong opinions about policy: He immensely dislikes No Child Left Behindy, but wants the Disabilities Education Act fully funded.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Congress | Tags:  112th congress, IDEA, arne duncan, charter schools, congress, education committee, education policy, gop takeover, gop victory, house education and labor committee, john kline, midterm elections, nclb, no child left behind, president obama, race to the top, rep. john kline, republican victory, special ed, special education

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 12/03/2009

Inequity in special education: One family’s story in Virginia

Educating a child with special needs isn’t for the weak or the weak-hearted. That’s what Sid Hagan and his wife Cassie learned soon after their boys were born in 1990 with Asperger’s Syndrome--though the couple didn’t learn for years what plagued their sons.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 12/03/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  special education