Every child deserves a quality education.


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Special Needs

  • Free, appropriate public education (FAPE)
  • Referral and Child Find
  • Assessment and Testing
  • Individualized Educational Plans (IEP)
  • ARD and IEP Team meetings
  • Public Placement and Private Placement
  • Discipline of SPED students
  • Due Process Hearings and Mediation
  • Appeals to State and Federal Courts

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Student Discipline and Constitutional Protections

  • Suspension and Expulsion from school
  • Bullying Issues
  • Assignment to in school suspension (ISS)
  • Assignment to off-campus suspension facility (DAEP)
  • Assignment to Juvenile Justice Alternative Programs (JJAEP)
  • Appeals of Disciplinary Findings
  • Grievances, Hearing Officers and Board Hearings
  • Appeals to State and Federal Courts
  • Clearing Student's Records
  • Grade Advancement and Test Scores
  • Standardized Test concerns
  • Discrimination, Free Speech, Search and Seizure, Due Process, Equal Protection Issues

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