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Group advocates for special needs students in Millburn, across N.J.

Group advocates for special needs students in Millburn, across N.J.

BY: Matthew Kadosh

State Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey speaks to a group of about 75 gathered for a meeting of New Jersey Parents and Teachers for an Appropriate Public Education on Jan. 163 more words

Special Education

As students opt out of state tests, authorities threaten to withhold funds

As students opt out of state tests, authorities threaten to withhold funds

By Hannan Adely

The U.S. Department of Education, which has warned that it could cut, withhold or redirect federal funds where large numbers of students refuse to take standardized tests, has outlined steps to do just that in a letter sent to states this week. read more….

Special Education

How the new Framework vision aligns with NYC CEP (comprehensive educational plan), and how it excludes Parent Engagement and Students with Special Needs.

If you look at your NYC schools’ Portal page  by typing the name and then portal page

http://schools.nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/22/K139/default.htm

Looking at the statistics and Budget tab to the left and click, Then scroll to the following on that page ( lots of other helpful info on this page so feel free to explore and learn more about your students school). 166 more words

NYC DOE Public School Parenting

IDEA at 40 – Progress and Challenges

Forty years ago this week, November 29, 1975, President Gerald R. Ford signed into law the Education for All Handicapped Children Act; today, we know this landmark as the… 251 more words

Advocacy #22: Inclusion Part 2

Students in the United States are guaranteed, by law, access to a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE).

Here’s a handy infographic that describes the definition of FAPE: 557 more words

Down Syndrome

Things You Should Know and Do Before Your Student's IEP Meeting

I first published this back in 2013 (under a different title), but I think it’s worth a re-run (with some updates). While the advice here applies to any IEP, it’s probably most effective for IEP meetings that  3,576 more words

Autism

FAPEd Crusader

Sorry about before.  I think I needed to blow off some steam filled with sadness, anger, and frustration.  And while my initial instinct was to just try to take some time off from this nonsense, I can’t leave it alone.  438 more words

Parenting