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1. 9 Ways to Boost Your Child's Attitude Before the Bus Arrives
What can you do before your children leave for school to help them feel they can conquer anything?
In 9 Ways to Boost Your Child's Attitude Before the Bus Arrives, Jackie Igafo-Te'o of Bridges4Kids offers no-nonsense pointers that will help you eliminate the last-minute stress that comes with every weekday morning. Read article.
Learn how to anticipate problems, manage conflict, and avoid crises in our Special Ed Advocacy section.
2. Parent Advocacy: What You Should Do - and Not Do by Leslie Margolis, Esq.
As we prepare to send children back to school, parent attorney Leslie Margolis of the Maryland Disability Law Center has good advice for the parents of kids with disabilities.
3. What You Don't Know About IDEA 2004 CAN Hurt You! - Manassas, VA (2/20/06)
IDEA 2004: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You by Pete Wright, Esq. will be held at George Mason University, Prince William Campus, Manassas, VA on Monday, February 20, 2006.
This program will focus on key changes in IDEA 2004. You will learn about:
4. Attorneys' Fees Under IDEA 2004
IDEA 2004 allows school districts to seek attorneys' fees from parents or their attorneys if the parent’s due process action or court case is “frivolous, unreasonable, or without foundation,” or if the parents acted with an “improper purpose” in filing their complaint.
5. Pete & Pam Wright Receive Upton Sinclair Award from Haberman Foundation
On December 19, 2005, the Haberman Foundation announced that Pete and Pam Wright were recipients of the Upton Sinclair Award of Influential Educators.
Delia Stafford of the Haberman Foundation described the reasons for selecting Pete and Pam Wright as recipients of the award:
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