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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Advocacy Groups File U.S. Supreme Court Brief Warning That School Vouchers Harm Students with Disabilities
November 18, 2019
WASHINGTON, DC – An amicus brief in the case of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue was filed asking the Court to uphold the decision made by the Montana Supreme Court invalidating Montana’s private school tax-credit scholarship program as it is harmful to students with disabilities.Press Release
October 22, 2019
NDRN joined an amicus filed by Disability Rights California in a case involving ADA claims and exhaustion under the IDEA.Amicus Brief
May 22, 2019
The First Circuit affirmed the district court on a challenge to a private placement on the grounds that the child was not receiving a FAPE in the Least Restrictive Environment.Amicus Brief