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.
Latest in Education
October 1, 2020
The legislation will provide funding for the more than 7 million students across the country who are served under IDEA as schools work to re-open schools and effectively serve students while ensuring the safety of all children and students.Letter
September 24, 2020
The letter calls on Congress to ensure sufficient targeted education funding so that learning continues – especially for the most marginalized children.Letter
August 19, 2020
The letter urges Congress to extend waiver authorities for the COVID-19 school nutrition rules granted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the upcoming school year.Letter