New Weekly Question!

We are running a Series on Procedural Safeguards. Which of the procedural safeguards under IDEA are most effective in protecting the educational rights of children with disabilities? #SpEdProcedures
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Procedural Safeguards – The Series: Part III #SpEdProcedures

This is the third installment in a multi-part series on procedural safeguards under the federal special education law, the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act. I work a lot in this area, so it is near and dear to my heart. Despite the importance of procedural safeguards. however, many issues in this area are misunderstood. I hope that all of the different types of special education stakeholders who read this blog find the information in this series helpful. Please be sure to tell me what you think about the series.

Today's post concerns parental consent.

Parental Consent
Where the parent does not provide consent for the initial evaluation, the school district may invoke procedural (Read more...)
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Breaking: Feds Settle Suit Against South Carolina Department of Education re IDEA Funding #IDEA$

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) announced today that it has reached an agreement with the South Carolina Department of Education, settling the litigation involving the Department’s claim of South Carolina’s failure to maintain state financial support for special education and related services. This settlement will bolster the Department’s commitment to ensure compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, maintain funding levels in South Carolina, and direct additional funds toward improving results for children with disabilities.
The federal Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services issued a proposed determination that South Carolina had a shortf (Read more...)
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Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool #WhereIsJG?



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Weekly Question!

What questions about special education should we ask the major party candidates for President? #Education Politics
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Sometimes My Job Is Pretty Cool #WhereIsJG?



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Faculty Position at Texas State University

Hello all, We at Texas State University are very pleased to announce another opening for an assistant professor position in Special Education. We are looking for one or more of the following areas of expertise: (a) special education teacher preparation; (b) in-service training, retention, or educator improvement research; (c) special education and STEM content area; … Continue reading Faculty Position at Texas State University
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Procedural Safeguards The Series – Part II #SpEdProcedures

This is the second installment in a multi-part series on procedural safeguards under the federal special education law, the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.  I work a lot in this area, so it is near and dear to my heart.  Despite the importance of procedural safeguards. however, many issues in this area are misunderstood.  I hope that all of the different types of special education stakeholders who read this blog find the information in this series helpful.Be sure to tell me what you think about the series.
 
Notice of Procedural Safeguards-
A copy of the procedural safeguards of the notice must be provided to the parents only one time per yea (Read more...)
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What questions about special education should we ask the major party candidates for President? #Education Politics
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Asst. Prof. Literacy Education @ Lynch School, Boston College

Pros, Asst. Prof. Tenure Track We are seeking someone who can teach reading courses and has a research agenda in reading.  We are open to foci on preK, elementary, or secondary. Please visit the full job description. http://www.bc.edu/schools/lsoe/facultystaff/job_openings.html -David Scanlon
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