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Possible Supreme Court Case

Richardson v. Omaha There may be an IDEA related case in front of the Supreme Court. Stay tuned to SpedLawBlog for the latest on IDEA related actions at the High Court. Given the sheer volume of cases at the Circuit Courts on attorney’s fees, it is maybe about time to […]

Health Data and Student Outcomes

We at SpedLawBlog will periodically cover other aspects of education for students eligible for special education and related services that need to be addressed and considered. Given what we have gone through this past year, health data is of major importance. Many school district personnel do not have a good […]

Health Data and Student Needs

Health Data We at SpedLawBlog will periodically cover other aspects of education for students eligible for special education and related services that need to be addressed and considered. Given what we have gone through this past year, health data is of major importance. Many school districts do not have a […]

CEC Conference is This Week!

CEC is this Week! The Council for Exceptional Children Annual International Conference. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the conference is virtual, so there is no reason why you should not attend. The sessions are loaded into the website, and will be available to view until the end of May. To […]

Lessons from a Denial of FAPE

In Endrew F.  v. Douglas County School District, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE), school districts must develop individualized education programs (IEPs) that are reasonably calculated to enable a student to make progress appropriate in light of his or her circumstances. To […]

There Was No Signing Ceremony

            November 29, 2020 marks the 45th Anniversary of the signing of PL 94-142, the now titled Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or IDEA. Many do not remember 45 years ago, so therefore we here at SpedLawBlog would like to share some memories and reminders of what life was like prior […]