Tag Archives: Retaliation

The Tip of the Iceberg

Published on June 16, 2013 by Jennifer Laviano

It's been a fascinating several months here in Connecticut, as we have watched events unfold in the special education community in Darien. ┬áThe coverage has been wide locally, but if you don't want to read it all, here's the upshot: ┬áthe Special Education Director in this small, affluent town in lower Fairfield County (itself small […]

Court Rules to Protect Teacher Who Protected Kids with Disabilities

Published on November 9, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

One of the more controversial posts I’ve written is this one, encouraging public school teachers and service providers to speak out against violations of the civil rights of children with disabilities when they see it. Of course, I didn’t think it was controversial when I wrote it; I thought it was common sense. My goal […]

Teachers and Related Service Providers: SPEAK UP, You Have Rights Too!

Published on May 1, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

Here is an absolute truth that special education administrators routinely deny: windows 8 pro oem Many teachers and other service providers in public school districts are routinely told to violate the IDEA. Now, it’s rarely said that way…administrators don’t go around saying “okay, today I want you to violate the IDEA.” They don’t have to. […]