Current Events

Common core standards and updated information can be found at:

Common core "backpack" resource for parents:

For the most up-to-date information in Special Education, go to:

What is "RtI" (Response to Intervention)? For the answer to this question, please go to this link:

For information on NYSED forms and notices, go to:

The Office of Special Education (OSE) is now part of the New York State
Education’s Department Office of P-12 Education. Their new web address is Information for parents, as well as publications are available at: (information is sorted by topic)

Rosa’s Law (S. 2781) (10/5/10), effectively removes the term "mental retardation" from federal law and replaces it with "intellectual disability."