Education


HB 3880 – Include Full Evaluations for Dyslexia in Texas Special Education

Posted: 5/10/21 Issue: In listing many different types of learning disabilities that might trigger a need for special education and related services, Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) expressly includes dyslexia. When dyslexia is suspected​, schools must offer a comprehensive evaluation under IDEA. A comprehensive evaluation can identify dyslexia […]


HB 1252 | Expand Time Limit to Request Special Education Due Process Hearing

Posted: 5/10/21 Issue: In 2004, IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) added a two-year statute of limitations to provide a parent of a child with a disability the opportunity to bring a due process claim against a school district. This two-year statute of limitations was included because Congress acknowledged that […]