Legal? Child Study Intervention Plan Instead of IEP

Is is legal to keep a child on a Child Study Intervention Plan for years after the eligibility process? Interesting question from Virginia. Here are the facts we know. Twice-exceptional Continue Reading →

Sleep Disorders, Truancy and Student Needs: A Complicated Mix

I have a student with a sleep disorder and emotional issues. How do the compulsory attendance laws and a student with special education needs intertwine? Good question. All states have Continue Reading →

3rd Circuit to Hear Food Allergy Discrimination Case

A case involving a kindergarten student with a tree nut allergy has the potential to set a precedent for food-allergy-related accommodations in a federal appellate court. Food Allergy Research and Continue Reading →

Does FERPA Guarantee Student Confidentiality in the Classroom?

I have two children in a public special ed class who are in the medically dependent children program through the state. They have nurses who go with them to school. Continue Reading →