Here is a parent's report to his school board about the way the district's change to charter schools affected special education students and their opportunity to attend high-achieving schools in the Los Angeles, CA district (LAUSD).
Occasionally, babies keep their thoughts to themselves for a LONG time, perhaps for years. Perhaps they invent their own secret language, too. Perhaps you know the parents of one of these circumspect children.
Has a school employee ever asked you to sign a, “Parental Consent to Access Public Insurance and to Release Personally Identifiable Information”? It’s almost standard practice in some districts’ special needs education programs.
Have you ever heard, "It's in your child's best interest" at an IEP team meeting? It might make you feel as if you, the parent, have neglected whatever you could do to help your child. Read this blog post and relax.