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Be the First to Use the Latest Legal Strategies at Your Annual IEP Meeting!

2018-04-26T13:06:15+00:00

Hopefully your IEP meeting will go well. Are you prepared for your child’s IEP meeting this year? We can help. Since last March when the U.S. Supreme Court decided the landmark decision, Endrew F., which gave students with disabilities more rights, you should have changed the way you prepare for IEP meetings. Students are now entitled to be challenged regardless of the severity of their disability. It may seem like an obvious point, but before that 2017 decision, barely more than a babysitting service were acceptable. Here’s some tips on what you should do to prepare: Come ready to [...]

Be the First to Use the Latest Legal Strategies at Your Annual IEP Meeting! 2018-04-26T13:06:15+00:00

Charter Schools Have a Great Opportunity to Serve Sped Students Well

2012-11-06T07:53:43+00:00

As many of you may have heard, last spring the U.S. Government Accountability Office issued a study concluding that charter schools enroll a lower percentage of special education students than traditional public schools.  The latest is that the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights has deployed “several broad compliance reviews” to address enrollment as well as legal compliance in charter schools, and that some state legislatures have placed enrollment “targets” resembling quotas in charter schools to “fix” the enrollment problem. This GAO report has gotten a tremendous amount of attention over the last several months.  Some of that attention [...]

Charter Schools Have a Great Opportunity to Serve Sped Students Well 2012-11-06T07:53:43+00:00