Day 4, Live Blogging from the Institute of Special Ed Advocacy

Thursday, July 26, 2012 Wrightslaw is live blogging all week. We hope you will join us for Day 4 from the Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA). Day 1    Day Continue Reading →

Seeking Organizations & Informal Groups to Sign-on: Support IDEA Fairness Restoration Act

Last week, the IDEA Fairness Restoration Act was introduced in Congress to allow parents to recover expert witness fees when they prevail in due process hearings and court actions under Continue Reading →

Must Police Obtain a Warrant or Consent Before Interviewing Child at School?

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court agreed to decide whether police and social workers must obtain a warrant, court order, or parental consent before interviewing children at school about claims of Continue Reading →

“We’ve Seen It All” – Lessons from the Trenches

When it comes to special education, Becky McGee and her 19-year-old son, Kyle, feel as if they’ve seen it all. Ms. McGee hopes her hard-won lessons might benefit other parents. Continue Reading →

OSEP Publishes Revised Q/A on Discipline

The implementing federal special education regulations for IDEA 2004 became effective in October 2006. Additional regulations were published in December 2008. In June 2009, OSEP published a revised series of Continue Reading →