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Disabilities and Bullying - Reference Information form OCR

The Office of Civil Rights came out with a guidance letter today, which gives school guidance on their duties when a student with disabilities is subjected to bullying. 64 more words


Office For Civil Rights Gives Stern Warning To Schools About Bullying Against Students With Disabilities @KilroysDelaware @ed_in_de @dwablog @TNJ_malbright @DeDeptofEd #netde #eduDE

The Office For Civil Rights division of the United States Department of Education wrote a colleague letter today about the rapid increase of bullying against students with disabilities.  374 more words


**Updated** Dover Posts Publishes My Letter To Editor, Shortened But With New Info Re: Academy of Dover & Priority Schools @KilroysDelaware @ed_in_de @dwablog @nannyfat @DeDeptofEd @notacademyofdover

Update, October 9th: According to Cheri Marshall, acting principal of Academy of Dover, Noel Rodriguez “resigned”.  Marshall would not elaborate on any reasons for the retirement.  437 more words

Common Core

Feelin' "ALL RIGHT...."


Today is a GREAT day….myself and a dear friend/best ADVOCATE I will EVER KNOW….worked together like “Sherlock and Watson”. side by side, solving the mystery of A LIFE TIME…..SADDLY this mystery is “HOW TO GET  SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN A FREE APPROPRIATE  PUBLIC EDUCATION (in Knox County), which ALL kids have a right too, not according to a mother’s wish, BUT according to the FEDERAL LAW….. 8,854 more words


Traumatic Brain Injury

 What the Law says

The definition of Traumatic Brain Injury, below comes from the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The IDEA is the federal law that guides how schools provide special education and related services to children and youth with disabilities. 554 more words