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U.S. Department of Education Announces New Effort to Strengthen Accountability for Students with Disabilities

The White House—March 9, 2012

“The Department of Education recently announced new steps to help close the achievement gap for students with disabilities by moving away from a one-size-fits-all, compliance-focused approach to a more balanced system that looks at how well students are being educated in addition to continued efforts to protect their rights.”

> Read March 9, 2012 press release


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