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Agatha Christie was the queen of the traditional mystery, and every year Malice Domestic, a fan convention, honors those titles published in the previous calendar year that best typify the qualities of Dame Christie's work (no explicit sex, excessive gore, or gratuitous violence, among other elements). Show More Summary
Clare: Can a principal of the school give a child a transfer if the child doesn’t want to be in the sports at school? does he have the right to do that?
Jana: My 16 yr old grandson has been diagnosed ADHD and is on medication. I have requested to his school that he be placed in the 504 Accommodations Program. He is failing at least 2 of his classes. The school representative I spokeShow More Summary
Kelly: Hello, I really want to become a student advocate but I am not sure what my first steps should be. Can you please give me some direction? Thank you, Kelly.
Lisa: In my district when a parent does not come to an IEP meeting, it is common practice to have all members sign as participants and then “document” this attempt as IEP part 1. When asked about this process I was told “well it stops the 60 day timeline”. Show More Summary
Looks like NEA is preparing to return the Alabama Education Association to its own devices. Here’s a job posting for the position of executive director. I’m guessing the most important qualification is: “Has a record of long term financial planning, managing finances and resources, and providing accurate information and guidance to governing boards. Has a record […]
The current urgency about inequality as an issue is really about how some white Americans are coming to live an experience that many minorities in this country have long lived — structural inequity has leapt the racial barrier — and that the legacy to which they fully assumed they were heirs is increasingly beyond their grasp. Show More Summary
Listen to Miguel Welcome! Bienvenidos! This is the page of TCEA Radio Contributor, Miguel Guhlin. Connect via Twitter @mguhlin or Voxer @mguhlin. Below, please find my latest contribution to TCEA2016 Radio ! Find out more about TCEAShow More Summary
Sheila: Hi. Does a parent have any recourse to ensure that a district complies with a request for an FBA if the child doesn’t yet have an IEP? Child currently has a 504 plan due to learning and attention issues secondary to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and parents are pursuing a private evaluation. Show More Summary
Nicole: My 4 year old son was receiving “push in” itinerant speech services at his private preschool in our old school district (which was located in a different district). We recently moved into a new school district half way through the year. Show More Summary
stace: My granddaughter was accused of bullying, but she is the one being targeted. She has been found to “meet the threshold” of bullying a classmate. Both are 10 years old. Both girls. My granddaughter’s actions are 1.answering a question honestly when asked by the “target” and 2. Show More Summary
Chiniqua: When a child reaches age 18, what needs to be in place to talk with professionals? Where can I get Information on/about when a child reaches the age of 18 such as handling affairs or remaining guardianship?
Gina: My son was attending a charter school that dealt with many ADHD children. The school told us and they thought he should have a 504 plan to protect him against discrimination to help him excel in school. I asked them If it was like a IEP. They told me it is, but it isn’t. Show More Summary
The first week of school has just finished, and at my site that has meant some new staff, a number of new students and a heady mix of excitement and trepidation. I spent some time this morning with my new principal trying to describe the scope of and the idiosyncrasies of my role at WGS. […]
Fresh off the heels of news that the public supports them more than City Hall, Chicago teachers rallied downtown. From WTTW Chicago Public Television. See also WGN TV interview of former EdSec Arne Duncan interviewed about Chicago, unfinished business, and what he might do next. Or, watch this PBS NewsHour segment on the Oklahoma universal preschool program.
PARCC Scores Lower for Students Who Took Exams on Computers EdWeek: Hard numbers from across the consortium are not yet available. But the advantage for paper-and-pencil test-takers appears in some cases to be substantial, based on independent...Show More Summary