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It kills me that there are standardized tests geared towards just one kind of child.

- Channing Tatum

Source: Vanity Fair

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Tom Hehir, Ed.D.

Thomas Hehir, Ed.D.

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Thomas Hehir, Ed.D.

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Tom served as director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs from 1993 to 1999 and was responsible for federal leadership in implementing IDEA.

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Statement by NCLD’s James H. Wendorf on the Consideration of Senator Cassidy’s Amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015

“Every day, more than 2.5 million children with dyslexia and other learning disabilities walk into schools across the nation, with dreams of earning good grades, making friends and having teachers who understand how they learn. Today, Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) helped push these dreams closer to a reality. The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) […]

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