Extended School Year (ESY) – Summer INFORMATION!

Here is information from Central Administration – contact your ETF for more information … find his or her number here! We are partnering with SmartSummers from Adult Education for a full day program option, only for the grade 5-8 students attending ESY

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Support our teachers!

Support our Brookline Teachers and Paraprofessionals – Teachers/Paras are working without “current” contract. – Important School Committee Meeting, Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:00p.m.-9:30p.m. Town Hall, 5th floor Educators are reaching out to ask for parent/guardian support. Teachers come to work each day

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Putterham Library needs our help!

The Putterham branch of the public library is looking for our help. We’d like a SEPAC champion to work with Linda Monach (SEPAC co-chair) and Sally Rubenstein (Librarian) to help develop an outreach program to families with special needs. Please let us

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Summer Day Camps

Below are submissions from parents in Brookline regarding the experiences their children had a various day camps.  We’ve tried to summarize the profile of the children so that the review can be read in that context – this is not meant to

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“There is no bullying in my Brookline school.”

Yes, a principal actually said that. Bullying is all too pervasive in our schools, even in Brookline, but also across the country. It takes many forms, and there are legal definitions involved, you can read about those here. It is vital to say something.

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Graduation: A bridge, a safety net, and a misguided goal

You have a child with a disability. Maybe it is cerebral palsy, maybe autism, some condition that will require them to have special preparations for “the real world.” You spend twelve years doing your best to have them reach graduation. You fight for

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Welcome

Welcome to the Brookline Special Education Parent Advisory Council. This blog is a place where we will discuss current issues and hopefully get feedback from the special ed community. We are first a group of parents and guardians of students in special

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