Handling a College Campus Sexual Assault Hearing—Contested Cases Mean Cross-Examining Witnesses

Under federal law, when sexual harassment or sexual assault is reported on a college or university campus - the colleges and universities are empowered to investigate and resolve the complaints of … [Read more...]

IEP Parental Consent: Make sure you are satisfied with the terms BEFORE you sign.

In any context - the general rule of thumb to never sign anything until you are certain you agree is a good rule to follow. This concept also holds true for your child’s Individual Education … [Read more...]

Opting out of the SOL in Virginia

Virginia Standards of Learning. Some schools breeze through them, others prep for them and focus on the tests more than they care to admit. As a parent you see the effects of the stress of the test … [Read more...]

Special Education Remedies in the Education Law Arena

If your child has been denied their Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) you may be entitled to certain remedies. The remedies for the denial of your child’s education is not the same as the … [Read more...]

Bullying in Schools: IEP and options.

Bullying is the scourge of many students. As parents and guardians we want to prevent our children from having to be subjected to bullying. In some states that is easier to do than others, but in … [Read more...]

Special Education in Virginia: What is an IEP?

As a parent or guardian you want what is best for your child, including ensuring that your child is receiving an appropriate education. If your child has been identified as requiring special education … [Read more...]

Education Law and the IEP: What is Present Level of Performance in Virginia?

  When your child is struggling in school it can be incredibly difficult for both them and for you, the parent. Special education is intended to help your struggling child, however the special … [Read more...]

The Importance of the Special Education Eligibility

Parents want what is best for their child. When it comes to education, as a parent, you need to weigh certain factors to ensure your child has the education you feel is best. One of, if not the most … [Read more...]