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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January 5, 2017
Read the National Disability Rights Network's letter about the vital role the Secretary of Education plays in the lives of students with disabilities.Statement
January 4, 2017
On November 29, 2016 the U.S. Department of Education published the final regulations on the accountability provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 81 Fed.Reg. 86076. The regulations go into effect on January 30, 2017. Click here to link to NDRN’s analysis of major provisions of the final…Statement
December 30, 2016
NDRN and seven other national and state disability rights organizations filed an amicus in a state school funding case to contest the trial court’s misstatement of the rights of students with disabilities under the IDEA.Amicus Brief