Delaware earned the highest rating possible from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in its evaluation of the state’s special education services. The top marks come just three years after Delaware had received a “needs intervention” rating, the second-lowest.
Due Process Layperon Panelist Members Sought: The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) is currently searching for volunteers to fill the positon of Layperson Panelist. Under IDEA and Delaware Law, there is an administrative hearing process to resolve disputes related to educational matters. The ideal candidate for this volunteer position will have a demonstrated […]
Delaware Department of Justice Statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review Services for Children With Disabilities
Today, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to hear a case from the state of Colorado involving the level of educational services that must be provided to public school students with disabilities. The case, Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District, is significant because it will be the first time in decades that […]
Lawmakers, parents, educators, and advocates look to improve education planning for students with disabilities
Professional Development Videos Provide Information on Working with Children with Special Needs WILMINGTON, Del. – Today, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn unveiled a new website – www.frontoftheclassDE.com – full of videos created by teachers, for teachers, that focus on educating children with special needs. Watch Lt. Governor Denn share his idea for this project here: http://de.gov/frontofclass […]