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May 28, 2020

There's great news if you don't want your child to graduate this year.  I recently wrote a blog post on what parents can do if their School District is pushing to graduate their child but the parents don't think their child is ready to graduate.  The New York State Edu...

November 21, 2019

What if I DON’T Want my Child to Graduate?  

Does a school’s FAPE obligations end when my son graduates? 

Believe it or not, the answer is sometimes NO.  It’s true that generally, once a student reaches 21 (or 22 depending upon the state) or graduates, whichever com...

October 19, 2016

Back in June I wrote about new graduation requirements for New York State students with disabilities. The new requirements were to act as a "safety net" to allow more students with disabilities to graduate with a diploma.  I also said that in a future post I would "dis...

June 14, 2016

The New York State Board of Regents passed certain revisions to the Regulations of theCommissioner of Educationyesterday, June 13, which will make it easier for students with disabilities to graduate with a local diploma. This new regulation applies to students who are...

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