It is rather amazing how much schools get wrong about IEPs and special education requirements.
The Rights of Students with Disabilities in Private Schools
Students with disabilities who attend private schools may still be protected under federal disability law.
Fairfax County Public Schools Releases Plan to Provide Compensatory Education to Remedy FAPE Violations from COVID-19 Remote Learning
Fairfax County Public Schools has acknowledged that it did not meet its legal obligations to students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has released a plan to fix it.
Some Transgender Students are now Protected under the ADA
In a case of first impression, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit recently ruled that gender dysphoria is considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act. This ruling provides students who have gender dysphoria with an important additional source of legal protection.
Training for School Staff
Under the IDEA and state and federal regulations, training for school staff can be written into IEPs.
Newly Updated CDC School COVID-19 Guidance
The CDC recently updated its Operational Guidance for K-12 Schools and Early Care and Education Programs to Support...
New Federal Guidance on Schools’ Obligations to Ensure Students with High-Risk Medical Conditions Can Attend School Safely
In a recent letter to educators and parents, US Department of Education Secretary Cardona reiterates key legal rights...
Special Education Services for Children in Private Schools
Children who are placed in private schools by their parents still have the right to some special education services...
Judge Finds Tennessee Governor’s Order That Allowed Mask Opt-Out in Schools Violates Federal Law
A US District Court judge ruled that the Tennessee Governor's order allowing parents to opt their children out of...
Schools Need to Support Intersex Students
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights issued a fact sheet, Supporting Intersex Students: A...