Who Bears the Responsiblity For Student Success?

Are teachers being “scapegoated” or are American taxpayers being fleeced by our education system? Last month we posted a link to an article about reactions from national teachers’ unions to Continue Reading →

Call in Your Comment – Education News Parents Can Use

Education News Parents Can Use Broadcast Tuesday night, September 15, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET, will feature Secretary Duncan in a special town hall meeting, subtitled “America Goes Back to School.” Call Continue Reading →

Speak Up Today! Town Hall Meeting on Education Reform

Act today to share your concerns about: Closing the disability achievement gap Ensuring a meaningful education that enables every child to succeed Meaningful parent participation in IEP meetings and as Continue Reading →

Interpreter as Teacher? Not in IDEA

My son is deaf and low functioning. What are the laws about using an interpreter as a teacher? My son’s education team feels that this is appropriate. I don’t. What Continue Reading →

Teacher Credentials: Can I Request Them Without Insulting a Teacher?

I’m concerned about the level of experience the special ed teacher has with implementing my child’s reading program. She is in the 4th grade and will start the Reading Mastery/REACH Continue Reading →

The Best Kept Secret in Special Education

Most college special education masters programs do not include comprehensive instruction in reading for dyslexics. Yet, dyslexics or children with reading disorders make up 70-80% of the special education students. Continue Reading →

How Can I Know if My Child’s Teacher is Highly Qualified?

Do I have a right to know the qualifications of my child’s teachers? If the answer is “yes,” how long does the school have to provide me with this information? Continue Reading →

Should Kids Use Recorders or Cameras to Monitor Their Teachers?

A few days ago, a parent asked how she could prove that her child was receiving instruction from the aide, not the teacher. Another parent suggested that she put a Continue Reading →