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 Signs On to NAACP Joint Statement Concerning Equitable Education during COVID-19 Pandemic School Closures and Beyond
April 29, 2020
This joint statement od education and civil rights organizations outlines recommendations that center students of color, with disabilities and in low-income communities during the COVID-19 pandemic school closures and beyond.Letter
State Success in Educating Students with Disabilities during COVID-19 – Highlighting Collaboration in Kentucky and Nebraska
April 27, 2020
Successful policies and practices that both Kentucky and Nebraska have embraced to ensure that students with disabilities receive appropriate education during school closures as a result of COVID-19.Webinar
April 24, 2020
The Texas P&A wrote a letter to Governor Greg Abbott advocating that students with disabilities be fully considered as the state decides how to spend educational funding from the CARES Act.Letter