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U.S. District Court in Illinois Rules in Favor of the State in Dispute with CMS Over Medicaid Reimbursements

On Friday, September 25, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois held that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) improperly disallowed claims for $140 million in Medicaid reimbursements, because the method used by Illinois to adjust the particular payments ...

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‘Back-to-School’ Blog Series (Post #3): Social-Emotional Learning

The third blog post in our ‘back-to-school’ series explores the need for districts to implement a multi-tiered approach to social-emotional learning (SEL) during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent recommendation from the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). A...

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Special education subject matter expert shares insights into supporting students with special needs during the pandemic

Over the summer, state education agencies required local school districts to create “re-entry plans” to outline how students can safely and equitably return to school in multiple learning environments. These plans primarily focused on supporting the majority of students but offered minimal, if any, ...

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National Association of Special Education Teachers Teams Up with Public Consulting Group to Improve IEP Goals and Objectives through EDPlan™

As schools grapple with increased federal mandates, reduced budgets, and compounding student needs due to COVID-19, Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) has partnered with the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) to offer an extensive bank of individualized education program (IE...

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‘Back-to-School’ Blog Series (Post #2): Virtual Co-Teaching

To help educators navigate the unprecedented times of a global pandemic, we recently launched a series of ‘back-to-school’ blog posts featuring actionable insights and free resources developed by a team of special education subject matter experts (SMEs) at PCG. This blog series is based on PCG’s Spe...

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PCG to Support Connecticut’s New Statewide Special Education Data Management System

The Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) recently partnered with PCG to develop a new statewide special education data management system. PCG will support CSDE’s project from start to finish providing system design, development, data integration, implementation, training and then support...

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Introducing K12 Space Education Curriculum from PCG and the Aldrin Family Foundation

Today, PCG is excited to announce a new suite of K12 Space Education offerings with The Aldrin Family Foundation. According to Dr. Andy Aldrin, CEO of The Aldrin Family Foundation, “The first crew to explore Mars are in America’s classrooms today.” Through this partnership, we are providing Space ca...

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Introducing a New ‘Back-to-School’ Blog Series Focused on Special Education

The 2020-21 school year will be unlike any other experienced by American schoolchildren and their teachers since the Spanish Flu outbreak of 1918. Although the Spanish Flu gives us a glimpse of some lessons learned, when it comes to Special Education, we have no playbook to follow. The 2020-21 schoo...

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Presuming Competence in Students with Significant Disabilities

In a new blog post published today on edplan.com, PCG special education Subject Matter Expert (SME) Ashley Quick explores the concept of presuming competence when educating students with significant disabilities (SWSD). In a new blog post published today on edplan.com, PCG special education Subject ...

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U.S. Court of Appeals Holds That the Trump Administration Violated the ACA by Withholding Certain Subsidy Payments

On Friday, August 14, 2020, the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals held that the Trump Administration violated the Affordable Care Act (ACA) when it suddenly stopped paying for subsidies intended to reduce healthcare costs for low-income individuals who buy coverage on the exchanges. On Friday, August 14...

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