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The inclusion paradox

Why the student with disabilities sitting next to your child may improve his or her education.

The History and Reauthorization of IDEA

If your child is in special education, you'll want to learn about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) - past, present, and future!

All about IEPs

A new book from special ed law firm Wrightslaw answers all of your IEP questions.

Flip that study space

Could the design of your child's homework area hold the key to success?

Individualized Education Program (IEP) Goals: The Basics

Learn about goals and objectives (or benchmarks), which are the core of your child's IEP.

Be your own best advocate

How to avoid lawyers and still get what your child needs out of special education.

IDEA 2004 Close Up: Highly Qualified Teachers

Read about new federal teacher qualification requirements and their effect on your child's education.

National Assessment of Educational Progress: An overview

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the only nationally representative and continuing assessment of students' knowledge and performance in certain subject areas. Results include achievement data for populations of students (e.g., 4th graders) and groups within those populations (including students with disabilities).

Busting some special education myths

Discipline and the IEP: the rules may not be what you think

What Is Section 504?

You've heard other parents talk about a Section 504 Plan, but what is it? Could this civil rights protection apply to your child?