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Suspensions: PARENT NOTIFICATION

Jerry:  A student has been placed in a residential home for juveniles. He is a special education student. He has been suspended for use of drugs. The residential home has Continue Reading ?

Re-Evaluations: REQUESTING DRAFT IEP FOR TRIENNIAL REEVALUATION

Emily:  I recall parents have the right to request the IEP draft prior to IEP meeting, but my school district (northern NJ) refused to give me one. My son is Continue Reading ?

Confidentiality: CONFLICT OF INTEREST

Linda:  can a compliance supervisor observe an IEP meeting?

Sixth Circuit: Child’s Autism No Longer Adversely Affects Educational Performance – No IEP

On November 17, 2015 in Q.W. v. Board of Education of Fayette County, Kentucky the Sixth Circuit upheld a District Court decision which concluded that a child with autism lost Continue Reading ?

IDEA: SCHOOL COUNTING DEMITTED STUDENTS

Jean: Should the school continue to count and receive federal money on a student included in core data when the student was demitted

Rumors of the Demise of Books Greatly Exaggerated | Gallup

Topic: Libraries Despite the abundance of digital diversions vying for their time and attention, most Americans are still reading books. In fact, they are consuming books at nearly the same rate that they were when Gallup last asked this question in 2002 -- before smartphones, Facebook or Twitter became ubiquitous. Show More Summary

Illinois Needs Do More to Protect People with Disabilities

The following is a statement from the Equip for Equality addressing the hate crime against the man with a disability that happened last week. I am reprinting the statement in full and please write to your Illinois Representative and state...

Library Experts Weigh in On Next Register of Copyrights

In the wake of the October 29 resignation of Maria Pallante, the former Register of Copyrights, the Library of Congress (LC) has put out a call to the public for input on the expertise needed by the next Register of Copyrights. (On January 17, Pallante will join the Association of American Publishers as president and CEO). Show More Summary

Google Teacher Tribe VIP Member! #gttribe

Wow, so excited to have received this email announcement from dear colleague, Kasey "Shake Up Learning" Bell and new friend, Ditch That Textbook's Matt Miller: You are now a VIP Member of the Google Teacher Tribe! Welcome and thank you...Show More Summary

Holland College marine education bridges P.E.I. and The Bahamas

The Bahamas and P.E.I. have a special bond: A shared tradition of seafaring The post Holland College marine education bridges P.E.I. and The Bahamas appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Collecting and Destroying Data? Preventing Government Surveillance

Libraries have a lot of uses for big data. It can reveal useful information for librarians, archivists, researchers, publishers, and authors. What does this set of mobile analytics data tell us about users and their behavior?

AM News: Supreme Court Debates Special Education, Memphis Debates Charters, & More

Supreme Court wrestles with defining rights for students with disabilities, including autism washingtonpost.com/news/education… Justices Face ‘Blizzard of Words’ in Special Education Case nytimes.com/2017/01/11/us/… Supreme Court Justices...Show More Summary

Rahaf Harfoush #ATDTK Keynote Mindmap

Rahaf Haroush opened the second day of the 2017 ATD TechKnowledge conference. She made clear some important points about the potential for technology.  For instance she made the case for context-sensitive performance support, social network analysis, and a learning culture. Show More Summary

Petition to Save the Rose Reading Room of the NYPL

Topic: Public Libraries The Committee to Save NYPL is petitioning the Landmarks Preservation Commission to officially designate the Rose Reading Room and other public spaces in the 42nd Street Library as interior landmarks. We need your...Show More Summary

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