Law Office of Janina Botchis

Law Office of Janina Botchis The Law Office of Janina Botchis focuses primarily on helping the parents of children with special needs obtain services from their school district.

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Goodbye, Betsy DeVos
11/09/2020
Goodbye, Betsy DeVos

Goodbye, Betsy DeVos

The Trump administration’s most elitist do-nothing.

Federal Autism Committee Goes Dark
09/30/2020
Federal Autism Committee Goes Dark

Federal Autism Committee Goes Dark

A long-established federal autism advisory committee charged with coordinating the government's activities related to the developmental disorder has been defunct for the last year.

Phonics Instruction: The Basics
09/14/2020
Phonics Instruction: The Basics

Phonics Instruction: The Basics

Find out what the scientific research says about effective phonics instruction. It begins with instruction that is systematic and explicit.

Interruption Caused By COVID-19 Poses Challenges Beyond Classroom
07/17/2020
Interruption Caused By COVID-19 Poses Challenges Beyond Classroom

Interruption Caused By COVID-19 Poses Challenges Beyond Classroom

As schools consider fall reopenings, special education programs are wondering how to make up for lost ground in socially-distanced classrooms where they can no longer use hands-on techniques.

Senate Proposal Seeks Protections For Family Caregivers
06/26/2020
Senate Proposal Seeks Protections For Family Caregivers

Senate Proposal Seeks Protections For Family Caregivers

Employers would be barred from discriminating against workers who care for family members with developmental disabilities or other special needs under a new federal bill.

All in: A Southern California school with a radical — and successful — vision for students with disabilities | LA School...
06/17/2020
All in: A Southern California school with a radical — and successful — vision for students with disabilities | LA School Report

All in: A Southern California school with a radical — and successful — vision for students with disabilities | LA School Report

Over the next several weeks, LA School Report will be publishing stories reported and written before the coronavirus pandemic. Their publication was sidelined when schools across the country abruptly closed, but we are sharing them now because the information and innovations they highlight remain re...

‘Unschooling’ Isn’t The Answer To Education Woes—It’s The Problem
06/15/2020
‘Unschooling’ Isn’t The Answer To Education Woes—It’s The Problem

‘Unschooling’ Isn’t The Answer To Education Woes—It’s The Problem

With schools closed, the concept of unschooling—allowing kids to direct their own learning—is being touted by some as timely and new. But the idea has been around for centuries, and its influence on education has been mostly pernicious.

How ‘Reading Instruction’ Oppresses Black And Brown Children
06/07/2020
How ‘Reading Instruction’ Oppresses Black And Brown Children

How ‘Reading Instruction’ Oppresses Black And Brown Children

The murder of George Floyd has shined a spotlight on police brutality and racial injustice. But we also need to open our eyes to the less obvious devastation our education system inflicts on millions of black and brown students.

How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers
08/22/2019
How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers

How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers

For decades, schools have taught children the strategies of struggling readers, using a theory about reading that cognitive scientists have repeatedly debunked. And many teachers and parents don't know there's anything wrong with it.

Lawmakers Look To Fully Fund IDEA
04/02/2019
Lawmakers Look To Fully Fund IDEA

Lawmakers Look To Fully Fund IDEA

Bipartisan legislation to substantially increase Uncle Sam's investment in special education is back on the table.

Proposed changes to federal rules for "Public Charge", an immigration policy that hurts people with disabilities | Disab...
11/13/2018
Proposed changes to federal rules for "Public Charge", an immigration policy that hurts people with disabilities | Disability Rights California

Proposed changes to federal rules for "Public Charge", an immigration policy that hurts people with disabilities | Disability Rights California

Oct 31, 2018 What is “Public Charge?” “Public charge” refers to an immigrant who is considered likely to be dependent on public benefits from the United States government. On October 10, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed changes to federal public charge regulations. Th...

Children Cruelly Handcuffed Win Big Settlement Against the Police in Kentucky
11/13/2018
Children Cruelly Handcuffed Win Big Settlement Against the Police in Kentucky

Children Cruelly Handcuffed Win Big Settlement Against the Police in Kentucky

On Thursday, a sheriff’s office in Kentucky has agreed to pay more than $337,000 for the painful and unconstitutional handcuffing of elementary school students with disabilities. The two plaintiffs, both of whom were children of color and both of whom have disabilities, were so small that the depu...

Court Upholds $33 Million Penalty For Underfunding Special Ed
11/09/2018
Court Upholds $33 Million Penalty For Underfunding Special Ed

Court Upholds $33 Million Penalty For Underfunding Special Ed

One state will likely have to give up $33.3 million in funds after a U.S. appeals court found that it violated a federal rule requiring a minimum amount of spending on special education.

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