Did the School District Restrain and/or Isolate Young Children with Disabilities?

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In October 2020, the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division opened an investigation into seclusion and restraint against children with disabilities in Frederick County Public Schools (MD). On December 1, Continue Reading →

Justice Department Settles with Florida District in Class Removals Discrimination Case

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On August 3, 2021, the Department of Justice reached a settlement under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with Volusia County Schools (Florida) to address allegations that the district punished Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Agrees to Decide Fry v. Napoleon Comm. School et. al

Update: On February 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court vacated and remanded the Sixth Circuit’s Decision in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, framing new standards and limits to the Continue Reading →

POLL: Is Your School Doing a Great Job?

The results of the 2013 Nation’s Report Card, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), show that fourth- and eighth-graders made incremental progress in math and reading. The scores show Continue Reading →

Class Actions – Not a Primary Vehicle for Accomplishing Change

We think the school system continues to prey on parents in I.E.P. meetings. Having good information is valuable but does no good when the school preys on parents knowing full Continue Reading →