Tag Archives: IDEA

Most States Failing To Meet Requirements Under IDEA

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Fewer than half of states are meeting their obligations to properly serve students with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Education says. In an annual review of performance under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, federal officials found that just … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Look To Fully Fund IDEA

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Bipartisan legislation to substantially increase Uncle Sam’s investment in special education is back on the table. Federal funding for educating students with disabilities would gradually increase under a bill known as the IDEA Full Funding Act, which … Continue reading

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Educator’s Corner: IDEA – A Summary for Parents

Editor’s Note:   Here is a great share for the parents and guardians of your kiddos. [Source:  Understood.org] The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that requires schools to serve the educational needs of eligible students … Continue reading

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Advocacy Corner: Procedural Safeguards Under IDEA

[Source:  Special Education Law Blog] What mechanisms does the special education law have for parents who disagree with decisions by a school district about the education of a child with a disability? Are there procedural safeguards that protect a school … Continue reading

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ADVOCACY ALERT: Education Dept. Seeks Comment on Revised IDEA Website

Editor’s Note:  This is a step in the right direction.    Please take a few minutes and go on IDEA.ed.gov and see what you would like to see them add.    Please also ask them to include a direct link … Continue reading

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