Policy Updates & Resources

Inclusive Principal Leadership – Part 2: How Parents Can Make Change

Written by NCLD Policy Team

Inclusive principal leadership is an approach to school leadership that builds a culture of inclusion and shared responsibility among staff to ensure that all students thrive. The move to inclusive principal leadership can happen anywhere with the right vision, strategy, and resources. (To read more about inclusive principal leadership and what it looks like in … Continue reading Inclusive Principal Leadership – Part 2: How Parents Can Make Change

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Working Together For Education Funding #MakesSense

Written by Griffin Stein

On Wednesday, July 18th, I joined the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) coalition on Capitol Hill to advocate for greater federal investment in education. Representing NCLD, I met with staffers and other coalition members, from as far away as Colorado and Texas, in support of the #5CentsMakesSense campaign, which calls for increased funding from a … Continue reading Working Together For Education Funding #MakesSense

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Ask These 5 Questions to Know Where Candidates Stand on Education Issues

With election season just around the corner, many Congressional, state and local candidates are holding events in your area so they can speak directly with voters. You can help make sure education and disability issues are a top priority in our local, state, and federal governments. Here are some ideas for questions you can ask … Continue reading Ask These 5 Questions to Know Where Candidates Stand on Education Issues

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Inclusive Principal Leadership – Part 1: What it is & Why it Matters

Parents, advocates, and educators often find themselves asking an incredibly important question: How can we improve outcomes for students with disabilities? Students with disabilities lag far behind their peers in many areas. More than 90% score below “proficient” on NAEP (a standardized test), 18% drop out of school (which is three times the rate of … Continue reading Inclusive Principal Leadership – Part 1: What it is & Why it Matters

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