LEAP is based on a commitment to promote educational access and equity which means that:
The key focus areas for this project are:
Improving understanding of and teaching with poverty, race and culture in mind
Improving resources for educators and student support teams
Improving services and placements for high mobility students
Decreasing inappropriate eligibility determinations for special education
Increasing identification of special education placements in the least restrictive environment
Contact: If you have any questions and/or would like additional information regarding LEAP, please contact Susan Fischer, LEAP Coordinator, at LEAP@doe.mass.edu .
Last Updated: January 4, 2023
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