Blog: Education and Student Rights

Where To Find Information About Your Child’s Progress in the IEP: Part Two

This article is the second in a series regarding student educational progress. The next posted article will focus on types of assessments and the limitations of curriculum based measurements in...

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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Unanimous Opinion On Special Education Legal Standard

On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District regarding the appropriate level of educational benefit that school...

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Supreme Court to Hear Transgender School Bathroom Rights Case in March

The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear arguments in a major dispute on transgender rights on March 28, 2017. Gloucester County School Board v....

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Update: Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District (United States Supreme Court case)

The United States Supreme Court held oral argument on this important special education case on January 11, 2017. The case involves a child, Drew, who has been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder...

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What Is The Meaning Of Educational Benefit Under The IDEA?

In May 2016, the United States Supreme Court asked the U.S. Solicitor General’s office to provide information and an opinion on whether the Court should review a case concerning the level of...

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