Policy Updates & Resources

The Skills We Neglect and Why We Can’t Afford To

Written by Ace Parsi

Photo Courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action. High school students often have skewed visions of what college demands. I still vividly remember visiting my friend, Nick, after my first semester of college. Nick, who was a high school senior at the time, had a burning … Continue reading The Skills We Neglect and Why We Can’t Afford To

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President’s FY2020 Budget: A Formula for Inequity in Education

The first step in the federal budget process each year is the president’s release of his proposed budget. This year, the Trump administration sketched out a proposal that looks strikingly similar to the previous two. Once again, by slashing billions from the federal education budget and putting a stop to valuable programs, President Trump has … Continue reading President’s FY2020 Budget: A Formula for Inequity in Education

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Two New Resources to Empower Students with Disabilities and Their Peers in Higher Education

Although recent news coverage focuses on students and families allegedly faking disabilities in order to cheat on college admissions tests, there is a more important issue that needs our attention: students with real disabilities need support once they get to college and often struggle to get it.  At the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), … Continue reading Two New Resources to Empower Students with Disabilities and Their Peers in Higher Education

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#StandwithLD Hill Day 2019: Empowered to Speak Out

On February 26 and 27, nearly 30 young leaders joined NCLD and our partners at Eye to Eye in Washington, DC, to advocate for change on behalf of the 1 in 5 with learning and attention issues. In just 48 hours, these advocates learned that their stories do hold power, that their voices can make … Continue reading #StandwithLD Hill Day 2019: Empowered to Speak Out

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