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How can I become a surrogate parent to support and advocate for a child’s special education needs in Ohio?

What is a Surrogate Parent? Surrogate parents are an important resource for many students. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) says that children with disabilities who do not have parents available to advocate for them in the special education...

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The Ohio Grandparent Kinship Coalition: Virtual Support Group for Kinship Caregivers

The Ohio Grandparent Kinship Coalition is a statewide organization that provides information and networking for caregivers taking care of children other than their own when their parents are unable to care for them. They...

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FlipGrid: How does your school or district build trust with families?

We’re using Flipgrid to record short video examples of how Ohio schools are building (or rebuilding) trust with families this year. Do you have an example to share? Flipgrid is informal. Don’t worry about...