In This Issue ...
December 12, 2012
Hot Topics in Special Education
In this issue of the Special Ed Advocate, Wrightslaw provides answers to your frequently asked questions, directs you to specific sections in IDEA 2004, the Federal Regulations, and offers additional resources for more information on special ed topics.
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Do I Have a Right to Observe My Child's Classroom?
Do I have a right to observe the class before agreeing (or not agreeing) to a placement for my child? The special ed director said I cannot observe the class because of confidentiality issues with the other children.
Answer: In Parent Observations v. Student Confidentiality, Pete and Pam offer strategies to deal with administrators who take positions that are not based on law, or common sense.