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Hello Teachers,

I have a couple of questions regarding Special Education. Is it legal for have 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade in a 12:1:1 class? When a 12:1:1 Paraprofessional is absent, shouldn't there be a substitute in her place?

Looking forward to your response.

Thank you
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  • haha Probably. I taught an 8-1-1 in NY (although it went up to 9 and even 10 when needed). As long as you are certified for multiple grades/SPED I'm sure it's legal (and even if you're not then they generally have ways of getting exempti...See More
  • Teach2000 On 1/28/17, Teacherforlife wrote: > Hello Teachers, > > I have a couple of questions regarding Special Education. > Is it legal for have 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade in a 12:1:1 > class? > When a 12:1:1 Paraprofessional is absent, shou...See More
  • Betty Ann I'm not up on special ed law--and it will vary from state to state, so you're not likely to get a definitive answer here. In respect to the paraprofessional, I would say that yes, there should be a sub. However, just because there shoul...See More



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