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Congress Votes to Increase FY19 Education Funding by Millions

Written by NCLD Policy Team

This week, Congress passed an appropriations bill to fund Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 education programs. A small group of representatives from the Senate and the House met to agree on the FY 2019 Labor-HHS-Education and Defense appropriations package before voting on the final bill. The agreement will now go to the President for his signature … Continue reading Congress Votes to Increase FY19 Education Funding by Millions

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Join NCLD on September 25 for National Voter Registration Day

Written by NCLD Policy Team

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) will join with other organizations as part of a massive 50-state effort to register thousands of voters on September 25th. The goal for the 2018 National Voter Registration Day is to increase participation by encouraging Americans to register to vote and come out to the polls this November. … Continue reading Join NCLD on September 25 for National Voter Registration Day

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Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

Written by NCLD Policy Team

Two weeks ago, President and CEO Mimi Corcoran of the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) urged Senators to question Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, on his positions on issues impacting students and people with disabilities. Last week, Senators finally got their chance to illicit clarification on his beliefs in an open forum during … Continue reading Judge Kavanaugh Doesn’t Address Disability, But Advocates Speak at Supreme Court Nomination Hearing

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No Public Funds for Guns

Written by NCLD Policy Team

The U.S. Department of Education is considering allowing states to use Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grants to purchase guns for schools. This request came from legislators in Texas who have passed several bills to put guns in the hands of educators. These grants are intended to provide direct and ongoing educational services, like … Continue reading No Public Funds for Guns

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