The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has released a data snapshot about education access for students with disabilities drawn from OCR’s 2020-21 

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The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently released important guidance about when four common medical conditions may require accommodations under Section 504

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Last year, the General Assembly enacted several pieces of legislation that require school districts to provide parents of students receiving special education services with certain

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Peter Maher has been quoted in the Special Ed Connection® article, “Pondering more restrictive placement for unruly student: Does it constitute predetermination?” To read

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As many school district administrators know, Connecticut recently enacted Public Act No. 23-137, which extends eligibility for special education and related services under the Individuals

Continue Reading State Department of Education Issues Guidance Regarding Extension of Special Education Eligibility