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Allison Hertog

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    Allison Hertog is an attorney and the founder of Making School Work, P.L., a private law firm dedicated to advocating for students with special needs. She is one of only a handful of attorneys in the country with a masters degree in special education.


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Charter Schools, the Time Is Now to Take on Special Ed in a Big Way

What does it take for charters to achieve success with kids who have disabilities? Something not so different from what works with low-income kids.

04/01/2014

Are New York’s New Diploma Options the Future of the Common Core?

As an advocate for struggling learners, I support the Common Core. Why? For these students, there’s nothing more effective than high expectations and accountability. The Common Core is tough love.

02/06/2014

The Promising Future of Virtual spEd

The more customization a student requires, as is often the case with kids with special needs who need adaptations in pacing, methodology, presentation and curriculum, the more attractive virtual ed can be.

12/11/2013
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