Section 504: 21 Myths and Realities

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is perhaps the most misunderstood law applicable to the education of students with special needs. Section 504 is a federal law designed to protect the civil rights of individuals with disabilities in programs and...

Meeting the Needs of Exceptional Students Through School-Wide PBIS

Positive Behavior Intervention Supports provides a way of meeting the needs of all students at a school through a Tier-1 approach to supporting students. This presentation will briefly review the laws related to special education and how PBIS can play a role in...

Assessing ELLs for Special Education: 5 Pitfalls to Avoid

Charter Schools need to be careful about navigating the waters regarding Special Education as well as English Language Learners … but what exactly is required when those two issues overlap? When educating ELLs who seem to be struggling, how do you know when it is time...