Dear Colleague: Your Obligations for Behavior Supports under IDEA

The 16-page Dear Colleague letter from the US Department of Education on August 1, 2016, served as a reminder that “Under the IDEA, the primary vehicle for providing FAPE is through an appropriately developed individualized education program (IEP) that is based on the individual needs of the child. … In the case of a child

New White Paper: The 5 Legal Pitfalls District Leaders Must Avoid This Year

It is more important than ever for district leaders to understand the legislation around special education. To help administrators avoid legal pitfalls related to special education, we recently held a webinar with Charles Weatherly of the Weatherly Law Firm. If you missed our SPED Ahead webinar, “The Five Legal Pitfalls District Leaders Must Avoid,” don’t