19 03, 2020

TEA Update on Due Process Hearing Requests | Actualizaciones de la TEA sobre las Solicitudes de Audiencia del Debido Proceso


The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has implemented a mandatory telework policy for agency employees beginning Tuesday, March 17. During this time, TEA will not be receiving visitors and, as a result, will not be able to accept hand delivery of special education due process hearing requests. In addition, while requests may still be filed by mail, disruptions in the delivery of agency mail may occur due to possible closures in the mail room and distribution center. TEA, instead, recommends that parties consider using other available filing methods.

TEA Update on Due Process Hearing Requests | Actualizaciones de la TEA sobre las Solicitudes de Audiencia del Debido Proceso2021-09-01T21:44:11-05:00
14 06, 2017

Texas Legislative Update for June 2017


Chuck Noe, PRN Education Specialist,  shares his insights on newly signed Texas legislation.  Please keep in mind that even though a bill is effective immediately, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) must go through the process of developing and posting rules before schools can begin implementing some of the laws. HB 657  An ARD committee (IEP team) may promote a student to the next grade level if the committee concludes that the student has made sufficient progress in the measurable academic goals contained in the student’s IEP despite not passing the STAAR.  At the beginning of each school year, a district must [...]

Texas Legislative Update for June 20172017-06-30T15:07:33-05:00
10 04, 2017

6 Options for Resolving an IEP Dispute


No matter how good your relationship with a school, there may come a time when you and the school disagree over what’s best for your child. Conflicts can arise over the amount or quality of services that the school is providing in your child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). Sometimes the disagreement may be about your child’s placement. The good news is that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) gives you several ways to resolve disputes. Here are six options for resolving an IEP dispute: 1. Informal Negotiation: Talking with the School during IEP Meetings You’re part of the IEP team. [...]

6 Options for Resolving an IEP Dispute2017-06-30T15:30:47-05:00


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