https://www.facebook.com/PRNTexas/videos/1851301521627569/ Multiple Texas Education Agency (TEA) grant opportunities, listed in the Special Education Strategic Plan, have been posted on the TEA website at: TAA Posted July 9, 2018. For more information on the new 12 TEA grants, please go to https://tea.texas.gov/TexasSPED/
Planning and preparation are on-going activities that contribute significantly to success in the ARD process. You cannot control what others do, but you can control what you do. Being prepared for problem-solving in the ARD meeting will help you to become a full-meaningful participant in the meeting, as well as to be respected by the other ARD team members.
The definition of “child with a disability” explains how and why children are found to be eligible – or ineligible – for special education and related services under IDEA. A “child with a disability,” as defined by IDEA, is entitled to a free appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet the child’s unique needs.
Special education is at the core of how schools address the needs of students with disabilities and support them in achieving the annual goals stated in their IEPs as aligned with the state’s academic content standards. Accordingly, how this term is defined in law and implemented in the real world is extremely important to students, families, and schools.
The STAAR system annually tests students in grades 3-8 and tests high school students via end-of-course exams. High school students must pass Algebra I, English I, English II, Biology and U.S. History end-of-course exams to graduate.
Responsibilities and Timelines Regarding Parent Requests for Special Education Evaluations under the IDEA, TEC, and TACkristina@partnerstx.org2018-02-27T10:42:11-06:00
A new “To The Administrator Addressed Correspondence” letter has been posted on the TEA website: February 26, 2018 TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED: SUBJECT: Responsibilities and Timelines Regarding Parent Requests for Special Education Evaluations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Texas Education Code (TEC), and the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). In late 2016, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) initiated visits to Texas to learn about referral, child find, and evaluation practices within the state’s special education system. On January 11, 2018, OSEP released a final monitoring report detailing its findings1 The purpose of [...]