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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NDRN and ACLU Call on Department of Education to Collect Better Data on Students Placed in Private Schools
August 21, 2017
NDRN and the ACLU both expressed concern that while the Department agreed to study the issue, it did not make the changes necessary to begin data collection on the experiences of students in non-public schools.Statement
Coalition Letter to Secretary DeVos in Support of Department of Education Title IX Guidance on Sex Discrimination
July 13, 2017
NDRN joined 39 other organizations on a letter to Secretary DeVos in support of existing U.S. Department of Education policy guidance clarifying schools’ responsibility to prevent and address sex discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972.Letter
May 24, 2017
WASHINGTON – On May 23rd the Trump Administration proposed a budget that guts key programs under the Every Student Succeeds Act that provide crucial services to schools, such as counselors and after school programs. The budget also slashes Medicaid funds that public school districts rely upon to provide services…Press Release