The US Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSEP) sent a letter to the...
Month: August 2021
Are Bans Against School Mask Mandates Against the Law?
An article in The Nation reports on lawsuits in Florida and Texas, along with statements from the US Department of...
US Dept of Ed Reaffirms that Schools Must Fully Implement IDEA During the Pandemic
The US Department of Education released new guidance reaffirming that schools must fully implement the IDEA (the...
Can a Parent Obtain an Independent Educational Evaluation in an Area that the School did not Evaluate?
A parent has the right to obtain an Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE) at public expense in an area that the school did not evaluate.
CDC Updates Covid-19 School Guidance
The CDC updated its Guidance for Covid-19 Prevention in K-12 Schools to recommend universal mask-wearing and other safety measures.
Justice Department Protects Students with Disabilities from Classroom Removals and Discipline
Students with disabilities who experience behavioral challenges have rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act...
Students with a High Risk Medical Condition may Qualify for Covid-19 Safety Accommodations at School
Students who have a medical condition that puts them at higher risk for Covid-19 may qualify for accommodations for Covid safety at school through a 504 plan.