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Removing Barriers for Students With Disabilities

A bill supported by Democrats and Republicans would eliminate the costs and burdens that students with disabilities face in accessing college accommodations.

Broadening the Right to Sue

Federal appeals court says blind students have broad right to sue Los Angeles Community College District.

Accessibility Gains Must Become Lasting Learning Practices

We must broaden our focus to create inclusive learning environments that recognize and remove barriers, creating a more equitable system for all, write Raghu Krishnaiah and Kelly Hermann.

A Difficult Pathway

Faculty members with disabilities say stigma prevents some from being open about their conditions, and the path to the academy still has its barriers.

On Leave and on Their Own

Boston University mental health experts published a set of guides for helping students who take leaves of absence for psychological reasons.

Advances in Deaf Education

Colleges and individuals are endeavoring to make education for deaf people more inclusive and accessible by developing technical vocabulary, training interpreters of color and ensuring greater access.

Loan Relief for Borrowers With Disabilities

Student loan borrowers with disabilities will have an easier time getting relief during the pandemic, the Education Department announces. About 41,000 people with $1.3 billion in debt will now be back on track for loan discharges.

Admitting a Student, and Turning Down His Accommodation (at First)

Stanford admitted Antonio Milane but denied him a scribe that he says he needs for homework. After he attracted 57,000 supporters with his story of having cerebral palsy, the university changed its position.