Tag: school

Why My Kid Won’t Be Doing In-Person School

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My kid won’t be doing in-person school. At least for now.  Our school district (we’re in Liberty Hill ISD) is all about offering “Choice” to...

Travis County Health Authority orders schools to delay on campus learning

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The Travis County Health Authority orders no in-class instructions or extracurricular sports/activities in Travis County until after Labor Day. We've all been contemplating and...

BASIS Charter Schools are planning for fall opening

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You’ve seen them: the wave of blog posts, tweets, and memes exalting teachers for the work they do. The promises to never complain about...

To the Graduating Class of 2020

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To the graduating class of 2020...  First I want to say, I’m sorry. I’m sorry you are getting robbed of the end of your...

I’m A School District Administrator: Online Distance Learning Isn’t Going To...

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In these crazy times, we at Austin Moms got the call to pool together our resources and quickly come up with some new content...

World Book Day: Give Me All The Books!

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My husband and I are avid readers. We met in Journalism school, and both had specializations in English. To say we like reading is...

504 vs. Special Education: What You Need To Know

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When we got our son’s autism diagnosis, I was unsure of what to expect going into our first ARD meeting. ARD stands for admission,...

Profound Impacts: 4 Ways To Show Love To Special Needs Friends...

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Love and friendship are the greatest gifts we can ever give someone. Little bits of our hearts, talent and care physically manifested into these...

No, I’m Not Sending My Kid To Pre-K, And That’s Okay

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My son is currently 3 ½ years old. Since he was about 2 ½ years old, people have asked me “when will he go...

When The 504 Meeting Doesn’t Go As Planned…

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As a special needs parent, I was not prepared for a LOT of things.  So many doctor appointments, battles with health insurance, the struggles...