California Department of Ed Finds District Violated Special Education Rules

The state conducted a review after receiving over 50 parent reports of violations.

by Loretta Kalb – The Folsom Cordova Unified School District repeatedly violated rules for evaluating special needs students and documenting their status last school year, a California Department of Education analysis has found. The state reviewed the district’s special education program during the 2012-13 school year after parental complaints spiked two years earlier. Parents had […]

Summit Board of Ed Faces Special Ed Lawsuits

Parents of three special education students in the school district have brought individual lawsuits against the district during the 2012-13 school year. In one instance, the family filed an amended counterclaim against the Summit City Board of Education, asserting that the school district is violating a judge’s order related to the appropriate placement of their […]

Advocates Demand State Appoint Independent Administrator to Oversee Jackson Schools

Jackson public schools have acknowledged handcuffing unruly students in order to control them.

As the Mississippi Department of Education moves to appoint an independent administrator to run the Jackson Public Schools, advocacy groups are demanding that leadership be chosen from outside the crony world of Jackson, MI. by Marquita Brown – The state Board of Education on Friday likely will name an administrator to oversee Jackson Public Schools’ […]