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Federal officials tell Texas to go beyond plan for special education overhaul

In a letter Friday, federal officials said Texas should do more to monitor school districts' compliance with special education law and ensure parents have necessary information in their native languages.

Jean Gearhart gives a tearful statement with her husband Troy Gearhart to the panel about her special needs child. U.S. Department of Education officials held a meeting in Edinburg on their tour of Texas to hear community members' experiences with special education.

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