Policy Updates & Resources

Rewriting the Higher Education Act to Serve Students with Disabilities  

The Higher Education Act (HEA) is the nation’s federal law that governs college and other post-secondary programs. Originally written in 1965, the legislation was most recently updated in 2008. This year, Congress plans to update the law again and we will have a chance to make changes that will improve access and outcomes for students … Continue reading Rewriting the Higher Education Act to Serve Students with Disabilities  

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A Win for the Disability Community

Written by NCLD Policy Team

In February, NCLD mobilized almost 500 parents to fight H.R. 620, Americans with Disabilities Education and Reform Act.  This legislation was designed to weaken the rights of people with disabilities under title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability in certain places of public accommodation. … Continue reading A Win for the Disability Community

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Accessibility & Student Agency: Critical Ingredients in Personalized Learning

Written by Ace Parsi and Gabrielle Schlichtmann

The last decade has brought a major shift in K-12 education.  We have moved from a traditional, one-size-fits-all model to more flexible approaches that offer students greater voice and choice in how, where, and through whom they learn  through student-centered and personalized learning models. These initiatives hold promise for transforming how students with learning disabilities … Continue reading Accessibility & Student Agency: Critical Ingredients in Personalized Learning

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Protecting School Discipline Guidance is Essential for Protecting All Students

Written by NCLD Policy Team

For years, research has shown that students of color and students with disabilities are disciplined at higher rates than we would expect in schools across the country, specifically in the use of suspension and expulsion. Indeed, students with disabilities are more than twice as likely to be suspended as students without disabilities. When it comes … Continue reading Protecting School Discipline Guidance is Essential for Protecting All Students

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