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Feds Warn Schools On Bullying Of Kids With Disabilities IDEA Crackdown

In response to a record number of complaints about bullying, U.S. Department of Education officials sent out a detailed letter to the nation’s schools outlining their legal responsibilities to students with disabilities.

 

The U.S. Department of Education said in a letter to school officials this week that they are obligated under federal law to respond immediately when bullying of students with disabilities is suspected and act to halt attacks and prevent any recurrence.

 

The letter comes after an ever-increasing number of complaints and law suits related to bullying of special needs students have occurred in recent years.

The 6 Failures – Sandy Hook Lessons Learned? SERAPH – CONGRESSIONAL REPORT

SERAPH – CONGRESSIONAL REPORT

Sandy Hook Lessons Learned?

 

THE SCHOOL

ü  Shooter Adam Lanza arrived at the front of school UNNOTICED parking next to a NO PARKING ZONE

 

ü  Principal & psychologist were in a conference room and went to investigate NOISES in the Hallway resulting in their death. They sensed danger as Principal told others in the conference to stay put.  A PHONE in this room could have been used to announce Lockdown situation via intercom

 

ü  Main Office staff heard glass breaking and observed the shooter. Did not secure office doors or initiate lockdown.