Policy Updates & Resources

Self-Advocacy: 5 Tips from a Student

Written by Dessie Weigel, Public Policy & Advocacy Intern

Approaching a teacher and telling him or her that you have a hard time reading or spelling can be terrifying. Asking the teacher to give you things that other students don’t get, such as extra time, is daunting. If I could go back and change one thing about my educational experience it would be my … Continue reading Self-Advocacy: 5 Tips from a Student

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Personalized Learning – Part 2: Three Ways the Brooklyn Lab Charter School is Personalizing Learning for All Students

Written by Meghan Casey, Policy Research & Advocacy Associate

NCLD’s policy team had the opportunity to visit the Brooklyn Lab Charter School in New York City. We sat down with educators and school leaders there to learn more about the innovative work they are doing and the personalized learning environment they’ve created for their middle school students. We left Brooklyn Lab with a deeper … Continue reading Personalized Learning – Part 2: Three Ways the Brooklyn Lab Charter School is Personalizing Learning for All Students

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Technology in Education: Taking it to the Hill

Written by Rachel Norman, Program Assistant

With more schools across the country infusing technology into the classroom, policymakers in Washington are starting to pay attention. Over the last few weeks, there have been several briefings on Capitol Hill with researchers and school leaders sharing how technology can help teachers to personalize learning and improve outcomes for all students. In this blog, … Continue reading Technology in Education: Taking it to the Hill

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3 Ways the House Education Funding Bill Could Affect Your Child with Learning and Attention Issues

Written by Rachel Norman, Program Associate

Schools and states across the country have been faced with devastating budget cuts over the last several years. On top of those cuts, the federal government has had a hard time making a budget deal that everyone can agree to. This resulted in sequestration (or forced budget cuts) and a government shutdown a few years ago, … Continue reading 3 Ways the House Education Funding Bill Could Affect Your Child with Learning and Attention Issues

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