School is denying services because student has performed well on screenings in school. Have a certified diagnosis by neuropsychologist and student has been receiving reading interventions through the RTI process 3x per week by reading specialist. This is also the child's second time in... Read more »
answered on Oct 28, 2021
I advise requesting a formal special education evaluation, and potentially consulting with a Rhode Island special education attorney on this matter. RTI may not be used to delay/deny an evaluation.
See: https://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/memosdcltrs/osep11-07rtimemo.pdf... Read more »
answered on Oct 10, 2019
yes, see: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE16/16-21/16-21-1.HTM
(b) For transportation provided to children enrolled in grades kindergarten through five (5), school bus monitors, other than the school bus driver, shall be required on all school-bound and home-bound routes.... Read more »
answered on Oct 10, 2019
Depending on the route and the traffic, the ride time will vary.
We live in Rhode Island
We just moved to Rhode Island from Wisconsin. I have a student entering 6th grade. In WI she was identified as a Tier 2 General Intelligence learner in the RTI framework and had a formal subject acceleration (skipped a grade) in math and received in-class enrichment in other subject areas. Her... Read more »
answered on Aug 21, 2016
Contact an attorney practicing in education law to review your documents, and plans, to help come up with a plan.
answered on May 28, 2016
Technically, it is not legal to drop out of school at any age as the law provides for mandatory attendance - with few exceptions.
student got called down to deans because of posting something on twitter that was a picture with the basketball team that lost the state championship with an orge face. This student was on the winning basketball team.
answered on Mar 16, 2016
Check the school policy manual. if you find it to encroach on constitutionality protected speech, enlist the services of a licensed attorney to assist you ion pressing these rights and voiding the offending policy, if any.
She has a school issued Chromebook in Rhode island and has been having trouble with a teacher, fearing no one believed her she recorded audio of one of her class sessions. She was told by the school she broke the law in doing so.
EWG in RI just passed a policy saying there are no provisions for opting out of parcc testing..when citing my right to refuse under the due process clause of the 14th amendment they said my parental rights are open to interpretation....would love to nail them to the wall for their ignorance...where... Read more »
answered on Aug 24, 2015
A consultation with a local attorney specializing in Education Law would be an excellent place to start.
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