Archive for March, 2009

Ruling Might Spur 4-year-old Kindergarten

A Federal Judge Ordered The Madison School District To Pay For Private Education For A Disabled 4-year-old.

Wisconsin State Journal :: LOCAL :: D1
Sunday, March 8, 2009
By DOUG ERICKSON derickson@madison.com 608-252-6149

A family’s federal court victory over the Madison School District in a disability rights lawsuit could push forward efforts in the district to start a 4-year-old kindergarten program, the attorney representing the family predicts.

On Feb 25, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled that the district violated the federal law governing children with disabilities when it refused to pay a portion of the private preschool tuition for a 4-year-old with a learning disability.
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Family Care Ombudsman Program brochure – English

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El folleto del programa de Family Care Ombudsman en español

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Family Care Ombudsman Program brochure – Hmong

Nias ntawm no yog xav tau daim ntawv qhia txog Cov Txheej Txheem los Ntawm Family Care Kev Pab Sawv Cev uas sau rau lus Hmoob.

Family Care: An Overview

This is a comprehensive legal primer on Family Care.

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Citizen’s Guide to Family Care

A power point presentation on the Family Care Ombudsman Program that was developed by the Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations.

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Advocacy and Appeals under Family Care

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