Policy Updates & Resources

School Tests and My Hopes for My Children

Written by Lyn Pollard, Parent Advocacy Manager

Parent advocate Lyn Pollard discusses what high-stakes tests mean for her children and how she ensures that her children are given the opportunities they need to succeed.

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Tell Congress: Set High Expectations for Our Students in ESEA

Written by Lindsay Jones, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy

Right now, members of Congress are making decisions that will impact every student in the nation, including the 1 in 5 students with learning and attention issues. Congress is rewriting and voting on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB). As they work on this law, your … Continue reading Tell Congress: Set High Expectations for Our Students in ESEA

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Third Grade Reading Laws: Their Impact on Students With Learning & Attention Issues

Written by Meghan Casey, Policy Research & Advocacy Associate

NCLD and the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) came together to explore the impact of third grade reading laws on students with learning and attenteion issues. Download the infographic and set of best practices to help parents and policymakers make informed decisions about third grade reading laws and better understand the issue of grade retention.

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Join NCLD’s Policy Team for a Conversation About No Child Left Behind

Written by Lyn Pollard, Parent Advocacy Manager

The reauthorization of ESEA/NCLB is an opportunity for parents to get involved in policy. Join NCLD’s Policy Team for a discussion of these important laws.

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