No Education Waivers Necessary
Congress has requested Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recommend education waivers that would allow schools to drop services for students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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April 21, 2020
The New York P&A wrote a letter encouraging state officials to develop a stakeholder group to guide how funding from the CARES Act is spent, particularly concerning students with disabilities.Letter
April 21, 2020
These educational resources related to COVID-19 were collected by members of the P&A Network and our local/national partners.General
NDRN Among Over 40 Organization to Oppose Any Effort to Add Private School Vouchers to the Next COVID-19 Relief Bill
April 20, 2020
The letter expresses opposition to any effort to insert a new private school voucher program, including a proposal announced by Secretary DeVos to provide "microgrants" to students, in the next COVID-19 relief package.Letter