Blog Posts - New England Education Law Center

Triennial and Independent Education Evaluations: A lawyer and former teacher’s perspective

By Gary H. Schall, Esq.     When a child qualifies for special education, a reevaluation must occur at least every three years.  Sometimes schools will attempt to convince parents to waive this evaluation.  Be careful before...
by EdLaw Soup on Sep 30, 2011

New England Education Law Center-A brand new special education resource

By Tyler S St Cyr, CAGS Edlaw Soup is alive!  While Edlaw Soup may have become quiet over the past two months, it was for worthwhile reasons.  This past summer, a new special education advocacy group was started in Vermont, by attorney Gary...
by EdLaw Soup on Sep 13, 2011

When damages from IDEA violations are not really damages under IDEA

By Tyler S St Cyr, M.S, CAGS This article will discuss the rare occasions where courts have awarded compensatory damages under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  In special education litigation, damages are typically limite...
by EdLaw Soup on Jun 26, 2011

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