Monthly Legal Update

March 2017 Legal Update #1, including Sec. 504 Eligibility Form

This month’s update provides the highlights and practical implications of one major legal development, plus a customizable Section 504 eligibility form: The U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision on Feb. 22, 2017 that demarcated the scope of the IDEA’s exhaustion provision, which concerns whether parents must complete the impartial hearing process before proceeding in court. In… Continue reading March 2017 Legal Update #1, including Sec. 504 Eligibility Form

Monthly Legal Update

November 2016 Legal Update

November 2016 - As the latest additions to your legal currency, this month's alert identifies these  two aspects of the IDEA’s central obligation of “free appropriate public education” (FAPE) that have emerged beyond the procedural and substantive dimensions of FAPE demarcated in Board of Education v. Rowley (1982). The first of these two relatively recent judicially recognized forms of… Continue reading November 2016 Legal Update

Monthly Legal Update

September Legal Update

As a new feature, my site will periodically highlight major new legal developments. This first one (PDF linked below) addresses these three significant additions to your legal currency: new ADA regulations that expand eligibility for 504 plans a Ninth Circuit decision that raises IDEA eligibility issues for proactive practices in general education, such as RTI one… Continue reading September Legal Update