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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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.Letter
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…Letter
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.Letter