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My 7th grade son has an IEP that states he will have help reading
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My son who is 13 years old, in middle school is failing
My son who is 13 years old, in middle school is failing math. He is currently in the IEP program. He has no disabilities however is falling behind peers. I don't think he's getting the help that he sh… read more
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I am a first grade teacher. Last Friday I had an IEP for one
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