My Child’s New Teacher Does NOT Know Him – What Can I Do?

If only the teacher really knew my child… That’s where you, as your child’s “case manager,” jump in. If the teacher does not know your child – then what?  You Continue Reading →

School Change Must Come from Outside by Arlene Ackerman

Access to a quality education is the civil rights battle of our generation…Real reform will never come from within the system because too many powers that be (the teachers’ union, 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 →

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 →

No Offense: But Isn’t It Alarming That So Many Children Are Not Learning to Read?

It appears I’ve offended some teachers by the post and comments on “Fifth grader is reading at 2.7 grade level. Should he be tested for Special Ed?” Before describing the Continue Reading →