Experts advise parents to know their rights

School should be a time of excitement, but for some children, it can be a bit frightening, especially for those kids who are struggling to keep up with their peers in the classroom.
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Embattled ex-employee hired in Massachusetts

The woman who took the heat for Darien’s special education debacle was hired as a top administrator in a Massachusetts school district, and she got help getting this job from a Darien employee who is currently on paid leave.
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Alleged ringleader of special ed disaster retires early

After 10 years in Darien, Judith Pandolfo has retired from Darien Schools.

Pandolfo previously served as assistant superintendent, overseeing the elementary schools. However, a recent reorganization of district administration left her without a job. In a press release sent late Wednesday morning, Interim Superintendent Lynne Pierson announced Pandolfo’s decision to resign a year earlier than expected.
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