ESEA Insider News - Page 3

  • Best practices: annual schedule to ensure FAPE services

    The Individuals with Disabilities Act mandates that students identified with a disability are to be placed and served appropriately at the beginning of school. It is important that someone within the administration of the special education program take serious this responsibility and organize protocol to ensure schools are addressing this requirement.

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  • SPSA still a valuable intervention tool

    January is a good time for managers overseeing federal programs to make sure all is well with oversight of schools identified as needing improvement.

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  • ADHD complaints on the rise

    With the number of students in our schools nationally that have been identified with attention deficit disorder continuing to escalate, this population is also a growing source of conflict between parents and administrators.

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  • ESSA calls for better service to foreign-born English learners

    Congress applied much of its attention on English learners when they undertook development of the Every Students Succeeds Act—and for good reason.

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  • Attendance and SWD: It matters

    When it comes to attendance, students with disabilities are probably even more at risk of falling behind because of their need to have consistency in instruction.

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