Policy Updates & Resources

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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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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