Facilitated Individual Education Program (FIEP) Meetings are IEP meetings that are led by an independent facilitator and are designed to help the team overcome the pressures and challenges of a potentially contentious meeting. The facilitator does not make educational decisions regarding the student or development of the IEP. The facilitator’s primary goal is to assist [...]
The District of Columbia passed the Youth Bullying Prevention Act of 2012 during the last school year. The Act requires all DC schools to implement a bullying prevention policy by September 14, 2013. It also requires the bullying policy–among other requirements–to allow a complaint procedure and investigation by a specified staff member.
Parents should obtain [...]