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New Landmark U.S. Court Decision Sets New Legal Standard On Bullied Students And IDEA Special Education Violations By Schools
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.
Dale Yeager Forensic Profiler and costar of the new History Channel series ‘True Monsters’, has published a new Amazon Kindle book for parents entitled “3 Myths About Bullying”.
Yeager who worked for the Boulder District Attorney’s office in 1997 on the original murder investigation of JonBenet Ramsey, has released an e-book on bullying titled “3 Myths About Bullying” What Every Parent and Grandparent Should know to Protect Children and Grandchildren. The book focuses on inaccurate information about bullying that Yeager says can endanger children.
IRRESPONSIBLE PARENTS? 7 Questions For Every Parent With A High School Or College Student Traveling Overseas
by Dale Yeager SERAPH
The terrorist attacks in Paris France have brought the issue of travel safety and students to the national spotlight. Families of murdered or injured students thought that France and Western Europe were safe. They were wrong.
It never ceases to amaze me how many parents trust the most valuable humans in their lives to teachers, principals and college administrators.
I routinely hear these statements when I speak about travel safety;
“Oh Dale, the high school French teacher has a lot of experience traveling.” or “The College / University has a lot of experience with semesters abroad.”
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.
Superintendents School Board Members: ACCURATE FACTS AND ASSISTANCE IN PROTECTING YOUR SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS FROM EBOLA
The United States has an outbreak of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) which is harmful to children.
You have questions about the Ebola virus. The U.S. Department of Education has a number of informational resources to share with you.
Most of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cases this year of EV-D68 infection have been among children.
CDC resources about EV-D68 for Parents:
New research suggests that as students become more popular and climb the social hierarchy of middle and high school, they are at increased risk for gossip, harassment and even physical attacks from rivals competing for status.
And the adverse consequences of that bullying — including increased depression, anxiety and anger, and decreased school attachment — are magnified the more popular the victim, according to the paper published in April’s American Sociological Review.
SERAPH – CONGRESSIONAL REPORT
Sandy Hook Lessons Learned?
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.
JONBENET RAMSEY INVESTIGATOR BRINGS NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES TO CHESTER COUNTY PA WITH STOP BULLYING TODAY PROGRAM
Dale Yeager a criminal analyst, who worked for the Boulder District Attorney’s office in 1997 on the original murder investigation of JonBenet Ramsey, is bringing his national seminar series to Chester County, Pennsylvania.
The PROFILING YOUR LIFE Series which began in New York City provides various seminars for adults and children focusing on bullying, school / college student safety and personal safety for adults.
“We are excited that Mr. Yeager will be coming to Franklin Commons with his STOP BULLYING TODAY – A child and parent seminar for children ages 4-12.” says Director of Events and Public Relations Teri Eide. “This is a serious issue and Mr. Yeager is the definitive national expert on this subject.