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How Did They Know That? Take Care Not to Over-Share at School.

Editor’s Note: Susan Morton is an educational advocate in our office with a clinical social work background and experience with mental health and developmental disabilities. Please read on for her inaugural post on our new blog, on the topic of using caution in discussing confidential student or family information.

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If You Do only One Thing Before Your Next IEP Team Meeting, Do This.

No, I’m serious. Not AT the meeting. I mean, get a great night’s sleep the night before your meeting to review your child’s IEP (the “PPT meeting,” here in Connecticut, and the IEP team meeting for the rest of you).

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The Special Education Achievement Gap: A Brief Analysis of the States

Each year, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) administers the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) to a statistically valid sample of elementary and secondary school students throughout the country. The NAEP is a paper and pencil test in math, reading, science, writing, and other subjects.

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Looking for FREE special education help in Connecticut? Consider CPAC.

If you are new to the world of special education law it is hard to know where to begin. The procedures are confusing, the language is alphabet soup, and school districts are not forthcoming about parent’s rights and options.

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