Policy Updates & Resources

3 Lessons the Phoenix Children’s Museum Taught Me About Personalized Learning

Written by Ace Parsi, Director of Innovation at NCLD

Have you ever had issues you faced in your professional life come crashing directly against your personal beliefs? There are many examples of this throughout history: pacifists who were thrust into carrying out wars and tech executives who wrestled with their lives growing increasingly impersonal. While my profession may be less glamorous—not to say that … Continue reading 3 Lessons the Phoenix Children’s Museum Taught Me About Personalized Learning

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Boy Writing in Book at School

Statement from Lindsay Jones, CEO: NCLD Opposes Recommendation to Rescind Federal School Discipline Guidance

WASHINGTON — The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is deeply troubled by the Federal School Safety Commission report’s failure to provide evidence-based strategies that will protect our children in school. Specifically, we oppose its recommendation to rescind the 2014 school discipline guidance. Research indicates that students of color and students with disabilities are disciplined at … Continue reading Statement from Lindsay Jones, CEO: NCLD Opposes Recommendation to Rescind Federal School Discipline Guidance

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Federal School Safety Commission Recommends Throwing Out Discipline Guidance

Since 2014, schools have been relying upon guidance jointly issued by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice to help fight bias in school discipline practices. The guidance acknowledged a simple fact: students of color and students with disabilities are disciplined at higher rates and with harsher practices than their white … Continue reading Federal School Safety Commission Recommends Throwing Out Discipline Guidance

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Garett Bolles of Denver Broncos Supports NCLD & Kids with Learning Disabilities through My Cause My Cleats

Garett Bolles, offensive tackle for the Denver Broncos, played his most recent game against the Cincinnati Bengals on December 2nd sporting bright orange cleats. In addition to their striking color, Bolles designed them to show his continuing support for individuals with learning disabilities and the work of NCLD as part of the NFL’s My Cause … Continue reading Garett Bolles of Denver Broncos Supports NCLD & Kids with Learning Disabilities through My Cause My Cleats

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