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The Every Child Achieves Act and What it Means for Our Students

Written by Meghan Casey, Policy, Research & Advocacy Associate | 3 weeks ago


Just a few weeks ago, the Senate HELP committee debated and passed the Every Child Achieves Act (ECAA), to update the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (or No Child Left Behind). The bill must still be considered by the entire Senate as well the House before it becomes law. However, it seems like this process […]

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Honoring the “1 in 5” at NCLD’s 38th Annual Benefit

Learning, laughter, tears and generosity! These four hallmarks of a successful annual benefit were all present at the “1 in 5” themed National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) 38th Annual Benefit Dinner held at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City on April 22, 2015. The theme refers to the one-in-five individuals who have learning and […]

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