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ESSA Update: 6 Months Later, Parents Get a Say

This is a great time to speak up and advocate for your child! Both the U.S. Department of Education...

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How One School Is Personalizing Learning—and Honoring My Mom in the Process

This year, I visited the Jones-Gordon school in Arizona. It’s named, in part, after my late mother,...

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After No Child Left Behind, 9 Things to Expect for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues

At the end of 2015, Congress put an end to No Child Left Behind and replaced it with a new law: the...

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How I Explain the Idea of “Chevy vs. Cadillac” Special Education

Let’s say your child is eligible for special education. What types of services does she deserve in h...

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Opportunity and High Expectations Can Be a Powerful Combination

“It’s a misperception that students with [learning and attention issues] can’t do well. We should ha...

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