Department of Education Revokes Discipline Guidance

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

In an ongoing effort to role back more progressive and supportive guidance the current Department of Education under Secretary DeVos revoked prior guidance and policy documents designed to protect students including those with disabilities. The National Center for Learning Disabilities has issued a statement in...

Chicago Public School's Home Bound Policy Ordered to Be Changed

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

At our office we have had an ongoing battle with Chicago Public Schools creating its own set of rules for when they will provide home bound instruction. They frequently make up rules under the heading "that is not the way we do things here in Chicago." I have come to calling CPS the "Republic of Chicago," as it...

No Fundamental Right to Read

Authors: Special Education Law Blog

I know there are so many things going awry these days and rights that were long recognized are being plowed over, and here is the latest example in Gary B. v. Snyder. Download No Fundamental right to read_decision. Some how you are expected to participate in society and have any kind of education without learning...