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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April 6, 2020
This letter was sent in anticipation of the Secretary of Education’s report on the Department feels are necessary under the IDEA and the Rehab Act during COVID-19.Letter
NDRN Joins CCD Education Taskforce in Saying No Additional Waivers Necessary Under IDEA or Rehab Act
April 3, 2020
The letter was sent to the U.S Department of Education as they work on a report to be submitted to Congress with suggestions for waivers under both laws.Letter
November 21, 2019
The organizations wrote a letter to the OSERS Acting Assistant, Secretary Shultz to express unequivocal opposition to opening the WIOA implementing regulations.Letter