Parents and Students Asked to Forgo Previously Agreed to Special Education Services
George Mason High School Eliminates Key Special Education Course
No Previous Notice Given to Parents
by Bill Royce
Last spring rising 8th graders eligible for special education services and their guardians met as a team with FCCPS special education teachers, administration representatives and other purported experts to develop an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for their first year at GMHS. IEP teams agreed GMHS’ Independent Learning and Management Strategies (ILMS) course would be required for students for reasons dictated by the needs of the child all described in the IEP itself. So with that, enrollment in ILMS became part of many raising 8th graders signed IEPs.
Program Removed from Individual Education Plan
I learned late yesterday from a special education parent that despite [...]
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 – The City of Falls Church Public Works Department will host the Recycling Extravaganza on Saturday, September 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Property Yard and Recycling Center (217 Gordon Rd.).
City residents may recycle a variety of items including used electronics, cell phones, clothing and textiles, bicycles, printer cartridges, eyeglasses, hearing aids, and medical supplies like crutches. All items will be recycled, reused, or donated to charity. For a complete list of acceptable items and what happens to each item after donation, visit www.fallschurchva.gov/RE.
For more information about the Recycling Extravaganza, contact Allison Lohrenz at email@example.com or703-248-5456 (TTY 711).
This coming Monday and Tuesday – December 9th and 10th
The Falls Church City Police and officers from surrounding departments will be holding a conference in the MEH lower level training room. During these days there will be an unusually large number of patrol cars in the parking lots.
No need to be alarmed.