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BULLYING: WHAT THE FEDERAL LAWS SAY

Bullying is no longer accepted in our schools and one has but to see state legislators ensuring that bullying is addresses in our public schools. But what do the federal education laws actually say about bullying? No Child Left Behind (NCLB) NCLB does not reference bullying or harassment. Office for Civil Rights (OCR) The function…
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How to Get From Here to There in an IEP Meeting

Most educators have had limited training in the use of statistics and research data and that is why it is essential to have the appropriate and trained personnel at Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings where data and their meaning can be explained and understood. Most parents are not experts in understanding educational data and statistics,…
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Getting the YES! Child’s Needs & Individual Education Program

There are some who feel that the best approach to take at an IEP meeting is with the intentions of negotiating for the services they want for their child. But by the very nature and definition of negotiations, it means that you are willing to give up something in order to get something else.
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Top 10 Tips to Get the Most from Your Child’s IEP Meeting

When I first thought about the content of this article, I thought, well, this will be easy, I will just tell parents what I have found to be the key steps to take at IEP meetings. After all, I just wrote a book that shows the reader, through real life examples, how to lead a truly collaborative IEP meeting.
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