New Q & A! U.S. Department of Education Clarifies FAPE after Endrew Decision

December 2017: Department Issues New Q&A on Free Appropriate Public Education following Supreme Court Decision. The U.S. Department of Education released a question-and-answer document supporting the unanimous March 2017 U.S. Continue Reading →

Different Kids – Identical IEPs? Using “Pull Down Menu” IEPs

A question from Special Educator Shannon Carter-Murdoch about measuring progress of students with “pull down menu” IEPs. I have two very, very different children, different learning styles, and unique needs.  Continue Reading →

Individualized Instruction is Not One-Size-Fits All

As a teacher, how can I advocate for a third grade student who receives resource support services, but failed to make any progress in reading or math this year? Her Continue Reading →