P&A Fights for Native American Students
In a historic ruling, a federal court in Arizona denied the federal government’s motion to dismiss claims brought by Havasupai students and the Native American Disability Law Center.
Restraint and Seclusion in Schools
This School Is Not Supposed to Hurt report examines the abusive use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s schools. It outlines the problems associated with the use of restraint or seclusion, and details the proven risks to children associated with the use of these aversive techniques. The report goes on to propose solutions to the use of restraint or seclusion by highlighting the best practices in education and the use of positive behavioral supports.
Latest in Education
July 23, 2019
Washington, DC – The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) thanks the United States Civil Rights Commission for its release today of a report entitled, "Beyond Suspensions: Examining School Discipline Policies and Connections to the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Students of Color with Disabilities."Press Release
Joint Statement on Maintaining the Least Restrictive Environment Requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
July 18, 2019
Today, a diverse coalition of professional, legal and advocacy organizations met with Department of Education Chief of Staff Nate Bailey, Acting General Counsel Reed Rubenstein and OSERS Assistant Secretary Johnny Collett to discuss what we considered to be an imminent threat of a policy reinterpretation of the Least Restrictive…Statement
June 21, 2019
On June 21, 2019, National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) sent a letter thanking both the Senate and the House sponsors for the introduction of the Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower (RISE) Act of 2019 (S. 1585 / H.R.3086). NDRN is pleased to support this bill, and feels that it…General