What Are Pete Wright’s Predictions in Perez v. Sturgis?

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Miguel Luna Perez (from Perez family)

On January 18, 2023, the Supreme Court heard Oral Argument in Perez v Sturgis Public Schools. What is this case about? Why does the case matter? Who is likely to prevail? Continue Reading →

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training in Atlanta, GA

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This Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by the National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC). The program will be Continue Reading →

Progress Graphs of Test Data – A Essential Skill that Parents Need to Master

All important decisions about your child’s education – eligibility, special education, and related services in your child’s IEP, educational progress, compensatory education (or “recovery services”) – are based on test Continue Reading →

8 Frequently Asked Questions about Compensatory Education

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As schools reopen, expect the IEP team to schedule a meeting or meetings to discuss your child’s eligibility for compensatory education. As your child’s advocate, you need to learn all you can about compensatory education now. Your child has no more time to waste. Continue Reading →

Identifying and Meeting a Child’s Language Needs

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“We adopted our son from another country three years ago. He is now nine years old, in the 3rd grade. He did not speak English when he arrived in this Continue Reading →

Pete and Pam Wright Answer Questions about Compensatory Education, IEPs and IEP Meetings in New Webinar

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In May 2020, Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge invited four special education attorneys to a webinar for parents,  “Special Education in the COVID-19 Quarantine.” The attorneys, Pete Wright, Jack Robinson, Piper Paul, Continue Reading →

Why You Need to Begin Transition Planning Early

“My child is 14. When I requested a transition plan and transition services, the IEP team said they don’t have to provide transition services until he is 16. Is this Continue Reading →