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- Special Education Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Learning Differences?Answer 10 questions to assess your knowledge on learning differences.Special Education Reports Teaching Students With Learning Differences: Results of a National SurveyThis report examines survey findings about implementation of best practices for teaching students with learning differences.Special Education New Discipline Guidance Focuses on Discrimination Against Students With DisabilitiesThe Biden administration aims to clarify how federal law protects students with disabilities.Special Education Projects Aim to End Waits for Autism Diagnoses, Reduce Anxiety for StudentsThe feds are targeting $14 million in research grants to help students with disabilities regain ground lost to the pandemic.Special Education Opinion Diagnosing ADHD Is Hard. Here's What Teachers Need to KnowClassroom assessments are an important diagnostic tool for ADHD, but they are vulnerable to several common biases.Special Education The Pandemic Changed How We Teach Students With Learning DifferencesEducators shared their new knowledge as part of Education Week's interactive Q & A.Special Education What the Research Says 3 Out of 4 Gifted Black Students Never Get Identified. Here's How to Find ThemMost attend schools where they never get a chance to be recognized, a new Purdue University study finds.Special Education What the Research Says Federal Special Ed. Funding Is Woefully Inequitable, New Studies ShowOutdated funding formulas continue to widen gaps that shortchange students with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, researchers say.Special Education What Do Schools Owe Students With Disabilities? Feds Plan to Update RegulationsSection 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. Comments are open for suggested changes.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Explore ways to confidently make special education entitlement decisions.Special Education L.A. Agrees to Do More After Failing on Special Education. Could Other Districts Be Next?The district failed to meet the needs of students with disabilities during the pandemic, the U.S. Department of Education found.Special Education Webinar Intersection Collective: Disability & BIPOC Youth in the Week of the Young ChildJoin a candid conversation on health and education equity, and the disparities amongst young children of color.Special Education Protect Students With Disabilities as COVID Rules Ease, Education Secretary Tells SchoolsEven as schools drop precautions like mask requirements, they must by law protect medically vulnerable students, a letter emphasizes.