Parent Observation in the Classroom? Yes!

To paraphrase Jane Austen… it is a truth universally acknowledged that parental involvement supports positive student outcomes. But does ‘parental involvement’ extend to parents coming into the school to observe Continue Reading →

Federal Legal Requirements: Meeting the Communication Needs of Students with Disabilities

New guidance on the rights of students with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities. Students with disabilities, like all students, must be provided the opportunity to fully participate in our public Continue Reading →

The Root of the Problem? Rock-Bottom Reading Skills!

– by guest blogger Kalman R. Hettleman, former member of the Baltimore school board, former state human resources secretary, and tireless advocate for children with disabilities. “Disabled students aren’t as Continue Reading →

Children with Disabilities Learn & Succeed! How Baltimore Public Schools are Transforming Special Ed

– by guest blogger Kalman R. Hettleman, former member of the Baltimore school board, former state human resources secretary, and tireless advocate for children with disabilities. We encourage you to Continue Reading →

Stand with Us and Say “No” to low expectations for students!

Stand with Us and Say “No” to low expectations for students with disabilities and minority students by Cheryl Poe, Guest Blogger I am an African-American mother of two children in Continue Reading →

School Change Must Come from Outside by Arlene Ackerman

Access to a quality education is the civil rights battle of our generation…Real reform will never come from within the system because too many powers that be (the teachers’ union, Continue Reading →