2017: The Year Everyone Started Caring About Federal Special Education Policy

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This year marked my 13th at Education Week covering special education policy. And while my ability to juggle acronyms like "SSIP" (state systemic improvement plan) and "CEIS" (coordinated early intervening services) has always been great fun at cocktail parties, it has sometimes felt a bit lonely. How special education plays out at the classroom level is always interesting. But who, besides a relatively small audience, knows and cares that much about federal special education policy?

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