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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Free Civil Rights Webinar at 3pm, 9/27: “New OSEP Guidance Document on Behavior and Discipline: How Can Advocates Use This Tool to Ensure Equity?”

From COPAA
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

September 27, 2016

A brief review of recent (August 1, 2016) OSEP guidance document regarding behavior, discipline, and informal removal. Topics to include:
  • preventing “ten free days;”
  • shortened school days;
  • “sent homes;”
  • unnecessary restraint and seclusion;
  • transfers to “no where;”
  • other illegal practices.

This review to be followed by a discussion of how advocates may use this new guidance to ensure equity, improve program quality, and prevent unnecessary removal from school.

Speakers to include: Selene Almazan, Legal Director, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA); Arlene Mayerson, Directing Attorney , Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, Inc. (DREDF); Diane Smith Howard, Staff Attorney, NDRN.

Date and Time: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
                                      3:30 - 4:30pm (Eastern Daylight Time)

Registration is required to join this event.

Register HERE.

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