July 2017 Looking for a one-stop list to the guidance and resource packages that came out of the U.S. Department of Education in 2016 (there were so many!)—and now in 2017? (For your easy identification, we’ve marked what’s new in 2017 with the word New!) Here you go! Our list is organized by topic, as follows: Attention-deficit/hyperactivity […]
December 2016 A briefing paper for Parent Centers from the Center for Parent Information and Resources This brief in Word format This brief as a PDF Read This Brief If… …the school system in your community, district, or state places (or is considering placing) sworn law-enforcement officers in public schools as part of building a […]
(2016, December) | Useful to Parent Centers, advocates, families, and youth with disabilities involved in the juvenile justice system. From the U.S. Department of Education, this suite of resources is intended to help justice-involved youth make a successful transition back to traditional school settings. These resources promote successful transitions by emphasizing the importance of early […]
(November 2016) | Useful to Parent Centers, families, and other stakeholders working with youth with disabilities in correctional facilities. This web-based toolkit from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education can help State educational agencies, educators, families, facilities, and community agencies to better support and improve the long-term outcomes for […]
This webinar offers information and strategies for advocacy and outreach for students with disabilities in juvenile justice systems.
September 2016 An online resource page to accompany RAISE and CPIR’s webinar on Students with Disabilities in Juvenile Justice Listen to the webinar Return to the webinar archive page This online resource page expands upon the information provided in the September 20, 2016 webinar on reaching and serving students with disabilities in juvenile justice. Here, you’ll […]
(June 2016) | Useful to Parent Centers in understanding the changes in the education law, ESSA, in reference to youth involved in the juvenile justice system. This presentation by Kate Burdick, Juvenile Law Center & Legal Center for Youth Justice and Education, provides an overview of important provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act regarding […]
(March 2016) | Useful to states in assessing their own correctional education systems for juveniles with disabilities, and to Parent Centers involved in juvenile justice issues. The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has developed a voluntary State Correctional Education Self-Assessment (SCES) to assist States in self-assessing their systems for providing special education and related services […]