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Federal Stafford Student Loans: Understanding the Promise of the Promissory Note
Before school begins each semester many students will need to borrow money for tuition and college expenses. So, they will take out federal student loans. … More
Special Education Eligibility
The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that a student with a qualified disability be provided with special education or related … More
A Back to School Checklist: How to Enroll Your Child in Public School
Whether your child is starting school for the first time or you have moved to a new school district, you will need to enroll your child in school. Federal, … More
Understanding School Medical Consent Forms
It is that time of year again. Time to think about new backpacks, school year schedules and, of course, the mountain of paperwork that will be provided to you … More
There is Such a Thing as a Free (and Nutritious) School Lunch
More than 30 million students participate in the National School Lunch Program. They join the millions of other students who have enjoyed a nutritional school … More
The IDEA of Special Education
Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) entitles children with disabilities to a free and … More
How to Legally Home School Your Child
Home schooling is legal in all 50 states. The reasons why parents chose to home school their children vary widely. Some parents decide to home school for … More
What rights does my disabled child have under the No Child Left Behind Act?
At this point, it seems that every parent of a school-age child has heard of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). After all, NCLB seems to be the reason for the … More
What is the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act?
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or the IDEA, is a federal law that sets out how public schools must treat and educate children with … More
What is the difference between the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act?
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that applies specifically to schools. The IDEA outlines the responsibilities that a … More
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