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A school attorney, Miriam Kurtzig Freedman is of counsel to the Boston law firm of Stoneman, Chandler & Miller LLP.  She provides clients and national audiences with lively and practical keynotes, training, and consultation—all in “plain English!” A former teacher, Miriam “gets” it—what school folks need to know and do. Miriam has authored eight books and had contributed articles to The Wall Street Journal, Education WeekEducation Next, the Journal of Law and Education, the University of Chicago Law Review on line, among other publications. She also contributes to Miriam co-founded the annual Special Education Day (December 2) to both celebrate the success of special education and to spur reform.  Among its reforms is SpedEx, the successful, voluntary, trust-building, child-centered dispute resolution model. A summary of her writing, speaking, and consulting is available at