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NDRN believes in the right of all students, including those with disabilities, to an equitable and appropriate education in a safe environment, based on access to the general education curriculum. NDRN seeks to accomplish this goal through federal policy work and through the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Network, who enforce our nation's education laws on the state level.

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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.

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    Mass Violence Legislation Scapegoats People with Mental Illness

    October 23, 2019

    NDRN joined over 20 national organizations including disability rights, civil rights, education, and privacy groups to express concerns about the RESPONSE Act, legislation introduced by Senator Cornyn.

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    NDRN Submits Comments to Labor HHS Education Appropriations Committee

    September 26, 2019

    NDRN, in coalition with national organization representing students with disabilities, educators, families and school board members, submitted a letter to the Chair and Ranking of the Senate Appropriations Committee as well as the Chair and Ranking of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Committee…

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    NDRN Signs on to Letter Urging HELP Committee to Address White Supremacy and Gun Violence

    August 23, 2019

    NDRN joined 26 civil and human rights groups on a letter sent to the HELP Chairman Alexander urging that the HELP Committee take sweeping and consequential action to address the confluence of two dangerous forces: the rise of white supremacist terror and our federal government’s inaction on commonsense gun safety.