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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.

Superintendents School Board Members: ACCURATE FACTS AND ASSISTANCE IN PROTECTING YOUR SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS FROM EBOLA

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SERAPH School Safety

 

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:

 

Special Education: FEDERAL SCHOOL FUNDING CRISIS FOR ALL LOCAL DISTRICTS

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School-Funding SERAPH

 

The current influx of undocumented immigrant children from Central and South America has created a financial crisis for school districts throughout the United States.

 
Headlines from nation’s newspapers tell the tale of financial stress as school districts’ seek aide from the federal government.

 

  • Illegal border children taxing resources inside U.S. schools USA TODAY
  • Illegal Immigrant Children In The Classroom, Schools Brace For 50,000 New Students
  • Cost of educating new class of illegal immigrant minors estimated at over $760M