What We’ve Done Together

ESEA: What It Means for Students with Learning & Attention Issues

Written by Meghan Casey, Policy Research & Advocacy Associate

Learn more about what the reauthorization of the The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) means for children with learning and attention issues. Download NCLD’s document highlighting 6 opportunities and 5 threats for our kids in ESEA.

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NCLD Coalition Work—Business Sector Joins Us in Working to Reauthorize ESEA/NCLB

Written by Lindsay Jones, Public Policy and Advocacy Director

As Congress moves to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind (ESEA/NCLB), NCLD has taken every opportunity to advocate for the interests of students with learning and attention issues and their families. Last week, we shared how NCLD is working with two coalitions—civil rights groups and disability advocates. This … Continue reading NCLD Coalition Work—Business Sector Joins Us in Working to Reauthorize ESEA/NCLB

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IDEA Full Funding Act Introduced in House of Representatives

Written by Meghan Casey, Policy Research & Advocacy Associate

A group of bipartisan members of Congress have introduced the IDEA Full Funding Act. Led by Jared Huffman (D-CA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), David McKinley (R-WV), Tim Walz (D-MN), Chris  Gibson (R-NY), and Dave Reichert (R-WA), this Act would provide much needed funding for students with disabilities in schools across the country. “Forty years ago, … Continue reading IDEA Full Funding Act Introduced in House of Representatives

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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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