7 02, 2017

A Shortage of School Psychologists Leads to New Challenges for Administrators

2017-02-07T20:51:58+00:00 February 7th, 2017|News, School Psychologist Jobs|

The National Association of School Psychologists (“NASP”) recommends that schools have one psychologist on staff for every 500 to 700 students.  Prior to 2010, the NASP’s recommended ratio was one psychologist for every 1,000 students; however, as our societal attitudes towards mental health issues have changed, the demand for (and acceptance of) treatment for mental [...]

7 02, 2017

Every Student Succeeds Act: Improving Upon No Child Left Behind

2017-02-07T20:27:34+00:00 February 7th, 2017|News, Special Ed Law|

On January 8, 2002, President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act into law.  Intended to replace the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, No Child Left Behind (“NCLB” for short) was supposed to overhaul educational requirements for schools across the country.  By imposing what some saw as a set of [...]