“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 →

Can School Attorneys Legally Attend IEP Team Meetings?

Pete and Pam Wright were adjunct professors at William & Mary Law School where they co-taught a Special Education Law class and consulted with the PELE  Special Education Advocacy Clinic. Continue Reading →

Sign-On and Support the IDEA Fairness Restoration Act (HR 2740)!

In 2006, the Supreme Court decided that parents could not be reimbursed for expert witness fees in Arlington Central School District v. Murphy. The Murphy decision has made the playing Continue Reading →

Education and Inspiration: New Special Ed Law Clinic Assists Families

On January 30, the Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference kicked-off the opening of the new Special Education Advocacy Clinic at the William and Mary Law School. The Clinic, Continue Reading →

Don’t Miss This Kick-Off! Earlybird Registration Extended!

For all of you who were in DC or glued to your TVs yesterday and forgot to register for the Williamsburg conference, the answer to your question is Yes. You Continue Reading →

Reverse Due Process: When the School Sues the Parent

If a parent won’t sign an IEP, does the school system have the right and ability to sue the parent on behalf of the student? In the eyes of the Continue Reading →