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Roadmap to Pre-K RTI: Applying Response to Intervention in Preschool Settings

Written by Mary Ruth Coleman, Ph.D., Froma P. Roth, Ph.D., & Tracey West, Ph.D. | January 25, 2014

This NCLD report, Roadmap to Pre-K RTI: Applying Response to Intervention in Preschool Settings, provides early childhood experts, policy makers, advocates and others an explanation of how the essential components of RTI—universal screening and progress-monitoring with research-based, tiered interventions—can be applied in preschool settings.

Challenging Change: How Schools and Districts Are Improving the Performance of Special Education Students

Written by Candace Cortiella and Jane Burnette, The Advocacy Institute | January 22, 2014

This report is dedicated entirely to a review of the activities that schools and districts have undertaken to increase the academic success of their special education students.


Budget Cuts and Special Education

Written by NCLD Policy Team | October 24, 2013

Under sequestration, Congress cut $2.5 billion from federal education funding in fi­scal year 2013, including $579 million from special education (IDEA Part B). We surveyed more than 1,000 NCLD parents online to see how budget cuts have affected their children’s education.

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NCLD Statement Urges Senate to Resolve Concerns Before Voting on DeVos Nomination

Statement by Mimi Corcoran, President & CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos for U.S. Secretary of Education The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has serious concerns about the commitment of U.S. Secretary of Education nominee, Betsy Devos, to uphold federal civil rights law.  NCLD urges the U.S. Senate to resolve these concerns by […]

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