By this point, most school districts in Pennsylvania and Delaware have sent some form of written notice to parents of children with IEPs, advising what educational services to expect while schools are closed during the pandemic. Some districts have sent letters, some have sent Notices of Recommended Educational Placement (NOREPs) or Prior Written Notices (PWNs). (NOREPs and PWNs are different names for the same type of document.)
U.S. Department of Education Releases New Title IX Regulations on Sexual Harassment for Schools
This past week, the U.S. Department of Education released the Department's much anticipated Title IX regulations.
The new Title IX regulation codifies prohibitions against sexual harassment in schools. The regulation carries the full force of law.
Key provisions of the Department of Education's new Title IX regulation:
The Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) has created a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates webpage for stakeholders to stay up to date with updates and resources from ODP.
The Goals section of the IEP charts where the team anticipates the student should be on their educational journey in one year’s time. Each IEP goal states a desired measurable achievement for the student to accomplish within the upcoming calendar year with the assistance of the educational team.
When you are reviewing your child’s individual goals, consider whether it meets the following “SMART” criteria: