Current Events

Common core standards and updated information can be found at: http://www.engageny.org/

Common core "backpack" resource for parents: https://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/parent_workshop_backpack_guide.pdf

For the most up-to-date information in Special Education, go to: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/timely.htm

What is "RtI" (Response to Intervention)? For the answer to this question, please go to this link: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/RTI/rti-pamphlet.pdf

For information on NYSED forms and notices, go to: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/formsnotices/

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
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/ Information for parents, as well as publications are available at: http://www.p12.nysed.gov/specialed/quality/parents.htm (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."