• June 15, 2021

Tags : special education

Special Education Caps Were the Texas Legislature’s Idea, Educators Say

After a federal report blasted Texas for failing kids with disabilities, educators and public education advocates are pointing the finger directly at state legislators who, they argue, first suggested capping special education to keep costs low. The U.S. Department of Education last week released a monitoring report, after a 15-month investigation, finding that the Texas Education Agency […]Read More

Sen. Rodríguez, Rep. Wu Pass Bill to end Arbitrary Special

The Texas Legislature has passed and sent to the Governor SB 160, authored in the Senate by Sen. José Rodríguez and sponsored in the House by Rep. Gene Wu. The bill, passed late Tuesday, eliminates the Texas Education Agency’s “target” on  special education enrollment, which effectively acted as a cap. “This ensures that children receive […]Read More