Judge Sotomayor Knows About Learning Disabilities – “She Got It!”

As we watched the confirmation hearings on Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Pete said: “In the Bartlett case, Judge Sotomayor wrote the best description of  learning disabilities Continue Reading →

Supreme Court: Oral Arguments in Forest Grove v. T. A. & Safford v. Redding

The Supreme Court agreed to hear and decide several education cases this term. In February, the Court issued a surprising unanimous decision in Fitzgerald v. Barnstable Sch. Committee, 555 U. Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Rules Parents can Sue School Officials under Discrimination Laws

Jacqueline, a kindergarten student, was sexually harassed by a third-grade boy while riding the school bus. The child’s parents brought this to the attention of school administrators immediately. The principal Continue Reading →

When Schools Punish Sick Children Who Miss School: A Game Plan

My child has an IEP. She has chronic health problems documented by three medical specialists and she has a Health Plan. Chronic health problems and medical appointments forced her to Continue Reading →