What We’ve Done Together

NCLD Unites With Civil Rights and Disability Advocates to Protect Kids as Congress Takes on No Child Left Behind

Written by Lindsay Jones, Public Policy and Advocacy Director

As Congress works to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind (ESEA/NCLB), NCLD has joined more than 45 civil rights and disability advocates to speak out on high standards and equal access for students with disabilities. Find out how parents and advocates can get involved and spread a unified message.

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Off to a Great Start: House Dyslexia Caucus Names Co-Chairs

Written by Meghan Casey, Policy Research & Advocacy Associate

The U.S. House of Representatives Dyslexia Caucus has announced the co-chairs for the 114th Congress. Returning as co-chair this Congress is Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA), who will be joined by co-chair Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), replacing former co-chair Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) (who recently won a seat in the Senate). NCLD is pleased that the Dyslexia Caucus has taken steps so … Continue reading Off to a Great Start: House Dyslexia Caucus Names Co-Chairs

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Congress Holds a Hearing on the Science of Dyslexia

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On September 18, 2014, for the first time in more than 30 years, Congress held a hearing on the science of dyslexia. The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hosted the hearing, bringing together researchers, professionals, and parent advocates who are all determined to improve education for students with dyslexia.

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How NCLD’s Policy and Advocacy Work Makes a Difference

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An overview on how the NCLD Policy & Advocacy team makes a difference for families like yours.

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