School Personnel, Conspiracy Theories, & Child Welfare

On January 6, 2021, a group of people, radicalized by false propaganda generated by the 45th President of the United…

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Fascist Trends in Special Education Non-Compliance

“Fascism” is a scary word that is far too often slung as an insult by people actively engaging in it…

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Example of a Request for a Better IEP Offer During the COVID-19 School Closures

I know that everyone in special education is scrambling to try and make things work during these unprecedented times, but…

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USDOE Preserves the IDEA

It’s now official: There will be no waivers of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) during any time of…

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Regression, Compensatory Education, & Quarantine

One of the many populations of individuals directly negatively impacted by the current quarantine is the special education population. Among…

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What About Kids with FAPE Claims that Pre-Date Quarantine?

As much as special education in general is all up in the air in most quarantined school districts, with unlawful…

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USDOE’s COVID-19 Special Ed Guidance to State & Local Ed Agencies

The United States Department of Education (USDOE) has issued guidance to state and local education agencies regarding the implementation of…

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Special Education Still Has to Be Individualized During Quarantine

During these unprecedented times of both urgency and delay, I’m finding that the ways in which I share relevant information…

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Special Education Timelines During Quarantine

Avoiding the spread of disease is obviously the most important consideration, these days, but life hasn’t ground to a halt;…

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Texas Education Agency Due Process Guidelines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In light of the sheltering in place and social distancing currently underway around the country, including in Texas, the Texas…

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