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Learning Disabilities Association Holds Special Education Seminars

The Learning Disabilities Association of Connecticut will soon be holding its annual “What You Need to Know About Special Education Seminar for Parents and Professionals” to educate parents and professionals about special education. This year, as always, the series will be packed with valuable information for anyone interested in special education law, especially parents of children with special education needs

Can DCF take my foster child?

DCF has the authority to make placement decisions for children committed to their care. That does not mean, however, that foster parents have no ability to protect the children in their care. In fact, the law provides foster parents with rights

By |2019-08-30T15:53:40-04:00July 14th, 2011|Foster Care|

Landmark Case Clarifies IDEA Protections for Bullied Special Education Students

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York recently decided that when bullying affects a special education student’s opportunity to receive an appropriate education, schools have a responsibility to address bullying, take steps to prevent it from occurring in the future

Education Committee to Consider Legislation Closing Loopholes on Teacher Background Checks

The Connecticut legislature’s Committee on Education will hold a public hearing today to consider Raised Bill 6326, An Act Concerning the Response of School Districts and The Departments of Education and Children and Families to reports of Child Abuse and Neglect. If passed, the bill would implement the recommendations of the Child Advocate’s report

By |2019-08-30T15:55:01-04:00February 23rd, 2011|child advocate, Education, Legislation|