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Special Education Students Could Lose With COVID-19 Stimulus Package


The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, is the nation’s federal special education law. It provides funding, technical assistance and monitoring to ensure students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate education. With the new COVID-19 stimulus package, the … Continue reading

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The “Magic” in School District Education Settlement Agreements


  As any lawyer or hearing officer will attest, it is almost always better to settle a case than to go to hearing. There are several reasons for this. First, it avoids the delay, expense, uncertainty, and emotional strain associated … Continue reading

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The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act guarantees special ed students extra help no matter how much it costs.


The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act guarantees special ed students extra help no matter how much it costs. Can IEP Teams Say “No” To Special Education Services Based on Money Woes? No, No and No! By Michelle Ball, California … Continue reading

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