Since 1975, all children with disabilities have been legally protected with the right to access a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA, formerly called the Education for All Handicapped Children Act). Since the 1980s, the Supreme Court and Third Circuit Court of
So many times SPED teams look at the process of writing IEPs as just another chore to do - unnecessary paperwork that takes away from working with students. However, writing IEPs is one of the most important things you will do for your students each year.
A student's Present Levels
It's progress monitoring time for the 60 students on your caseload. Your IEP goals are written for measurement by data, and you pour through your notes trying to come up with something to show progress. The articulation goals are easy - black and white data, easy to report on. But