U.S. Department of Education
Dozens of schools in the Tri-State area are being recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
A groundbreaking decision came today from the U.S. Department of Education. It said that schools have to include students with disabilities in their sports programs, or at least provide equal alternatives.
Federal education officials have launched a civil rights investigation into a Connecticut elementary school’s practice of isolating students with disabilities in small rooms when they have emotional outbursts.