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Children's First Networks and accountability

The NYC DOE has 60 Networks that are chosen by Nyc Public School Principals. There appears to be little accountability for these Networks. They are mainly responsible for Staff Development, so if teachers are not effective could some of that be due to the lack of proper support from these Networks? 677 more words

NYC Public School Education

School to Prison Pipeline

We need to stop the School to Prison Pipeline now! It would be great to see more protesting on diversity and the current school to prison pipeline. 106 more words

Advocacy

Is Sammie Receiving FAPE?

In a January 2013 email prior to the April 8, 2013 ARD, special education director stated that , “We do understand your concerns about the travel time and we would be more than happy to accommodate restroom stops into the transportation time as you requested. 489 more words

Special Needs

tired BUT INSPIRED....

Here we are rolling into the holidays…

Halloween has come and gone….

Kids are already playing Christmas music, making Santa Lists, and thinking about the school break ahead…. 226 more words

Life

Orthopedic Impairment

What the Law Says

Federal Regulations Sec. 300.8 Child with a disability.

Orthopedic impairment means a severe orthopedic impairment that adversely affects a child’s educational performance. 480 more words

IDEA Law