Erin and Jeremy make a stop at the intersection of threat assessments and special education considerations. They discuss the importance of the Special Education team and the Threat Assessment team coming together to consider the role a student’s disability may play in a potential threat. Otherwise, districts may violate special education laws and face costly discrimination claims. They share a case from Virginia that highlights what can happen when a District’s threat assessment speeds past the IEP and Special Education team, and the importance of training, training, training!
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