Education

Support Education Equality

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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    Handbook on Collaboration between Parent Centers and Protection and Advocacy Agencies

    February 15, 2017

    This handbook serves as a blueprint on collaboration between the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funded parent training and information centers (PTIs) and community parent resource centers (CPRCs) and the protection and advocacy (P&A) and client assistance (CAP) programs funded by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The…

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    NDRN’s section by section analysis of ESSA – Title 1

    December 8, 2016

    This document is intended to be a quick reference guide for the Protection and Advocacy Network. The guide outlines areas within ESSA that may be of particular interest to the P&As, contrasts it with the former No Child Left Behind Act and details why the provision is relevant. Read…

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    New Report Finds Children with Disabilities Abused, Denied Treatment and Education

    June 10, 2015

    Children with disabilities are disproportionately placed in the juvenile justice system, receive inadequate treatment and are denied educational opportunities, the National Disability Rights Network asserted in a report released today.“More than 65 percent of youth in the justice system meet the criteria for a disability, a rate that is…

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