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Special Education: NEW PROGRAM FOR FEDERAL SCHOOL FUNDING

USDOE Special Ed Grants

 

The current increase in special needs children has created a  financial crisis for school districts throughout the United States.

 

“The issue is one that  school board members and superintendents need to address now”, states  Dale Yeager [Head of the School Safety Research Team U.S. Senate].
“As a USDOE recommended resource we monitor this issue for our clients. Most LEAs and districts are only getting a portion of the federal grants that they are entitled to.”

New Landmark U.S. Court Decision Sets New Legal Standard On Bullied Students And IDEA Special Education Violations By Schools

IDEA Federal Climate Assessment Tool 

A learning-disabled third-grader who was cruelly bullied by classmates at highly rated PS 6 on the Upper East Side was deprived of her educational rights — and the city must pay for her tuition at a private school, a top appellate court has ruled.


The landmark decision by the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found that Principal Lauren Fontana “stonewalled” the girl’s parents, refusing to discuss the bullying or address it in her special-education plan.


The three-member appellate panel unanimously upheld a ruling by federal Judge Jack Weinstein that the city Department of Education violated the US Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.