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Fry v. Napoleon Resounding Victory for Parents in Supreme Court

  • Julie Warshaw
  • February 22, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court just issued a victorious ruling for parents in Fry v. Napoleon  Download Fry decision that will open up avenues of judicial enforcement of rights without the need for taking cases through due process first, and then seeking redress in court, provided that the issues presented are not redressable under IDEA. The … Continue reading “Fry v. Napoleon Resounding Victory for Parents in Supreme Court”

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Action Needed to Save ESSA in Senate Before February 17, 2017

  • Julie Warshaw
  • February 14, 2017

Here is an urgent action alert from COPAA to save ESSA from repeal. ACT NOW – before February 17, 2017!  Tell the Senate to vote NO on Resolution to Rollback ESSA Accountability Regulations this week! ISSUE:  Congress passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) with broad bipartisan support in late 2015. Implementation is not yet … Continue reading “Action Needed to Save ESSA in Senate Before February 17, 2017”

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Judge Gorsuch No Friend of Special Education Students

  • Julie Warshaw
  • February 14, 2017

Judge Gorsuch has served for the last 10 years on the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit.  In this capacity, Judge Gorsuch has heard several cases related to special education and disability, which has enabled those who have analyzed both his concurring and issued opinions to determine how he might rule on … Continue reading “Judge Gorsuch No Friend of Special Education Students”

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DeVos Voted In, But the Fight Goes On

  • Julie Warshaw
  • February 7, 2017

Here is a statement just issued from COPAA on the vote for Betsey DeVos. Today, in response to the U.S. Senate’s vote on the nomination of Elisabeth ‘Betsy’ DeVos as Secretary of Education, Denise Marshall, executive director for the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) issued the following statement: “Today is a troubling day … Continue reading “DeVos Voted In, But the Fight Goes On”

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Bullying Knows No Boundaries – Lessons Learned from the UK

  • Julie Warshaw
  • January 26, 2017

According to the UK survey, people who perpetrate bullying are more likely to have experienced traumatic or stressful situations.   The impact of bullying behavior is not confined to geographic boundaries. Negative impacts and lessons learned can be found across the world, not just in the United States. To share the work being done outside … Continue reading “Bullying Knows No Boundaries – Lessons Learned from the UK”

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Protecting Youth from Bullying: The Role of the Pediatrician

  • Julie Warshaw
  • January 17, 2017

Pediatrician examining child   Pediatric health care providers are an important, front line, family-trusted group that can not only detect the warning signs of victimization, but are also in a position to advise parents and advocate for their patients. It is important for health care providers to be prepared to screen and counsel children for … Continue reading “Protecting Youth from Bullying: The Role of the Pediatrician”

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