The Indiana Special Education Advisory Council met December 14 to finalize their recommendations for Article 7 revisions. The SAC voted and finalized all recommendations, with the exception of those related to parental consent. The SAC will meet again on January 11th, in Carmel, to address consent. If you have strong feelings about the importance of Article 7 containing a provision for consent for changes other than change of placement, please consider attending this meeting and giving public comment. They did receive multiple emails on the topic, and that's why they did not reach a vote, but the minority was still the group listening to our concerns. When the final version of Article 7 is complete, Family Voices will be sharing a position paper representing families and children. This paper will be shared with the State Board of Education. Family Voices will also work to keep families informed about opportunities to share comments with the State Board of Education and at upco
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