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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Prior Written Notice Requirements for Denying Parent Requests in Special Education Matters

Prior Written Notice (PWN) pursuant to 34 CFR Sec. 300.503 gets a fair amount of general discussion among special education…

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IEP Goals Determine Services & Placement

If you’ve read or listened to our past posts and podcasts, or have otherwise been educating yourself on the special…

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California Charter Schools & Special Education

Every state has its own rules and regulations regarding charter school organization, configuration, and authorization. In California, charter schools are…

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How Parents Can Help Promote the Application of Peer-Reviewed Research to Special Education

Special education is heavily regulated to protect the rights of eligible students to individualized educational planning, but complying with the…

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The Fundamental Flow of IEP Creation

Trying to piece together the actual special education process from the implementing federal regulations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education…

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