Every child who needs an advocate should have one.

Education Advocacy Manual

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Entire Manual

Title Page and Acknowledgements

Master Table of Contents


Chapter 1 - How to Be a Good Advocate

Chapter 2 - Basic Education Rights: Helping Children Enroll and Succeed in School

Chapter 3 - Special Education: When a Student Needs Additional Help

Chapter 4 - Discipline

Chapter 5 - Discipline of Special Education Students

Chapter 6 - Entering Adulthood: Resources for 18 to 21 Year-olds

Chapter 7 - Making Connections and Finding Support: A Guide to Resources

Forms and Samples


How To Read Citations and Find Laws

Appendix A - Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Appendix B - Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504

Appendix C - Washington Administrative Code Chapter 392-172 (state special education regulations)

Appendix D - Washington Administrative Code Chapter 392-400 (state discipline regulations)

Appendix E - Sample Readmission Petition

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