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NCLD Statement on Trump’s Detailed FY 2018 Budget Proposal

Mimi Corcoran, President & CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities:President Trump’s FY 2018 Education Budget a Missed Opportunity The National Center for Learning Disabilities is deeply troubled by President Trump’s budget proposal. The President’s plan cuts billions from federal education funding and healthcare services, thwarting innovation and eliminating longstanding initiatives that students, families and educators … Continue reading NCLD Statement on Trump’s Detailed FY 2018 Budget Proposal

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NCLD’s 2017 Rozelle Founders Award Winner

Congratulations Carroll Gardens School for Innovation – M.S. 442Winner of NCLD’s 2017 Rozelle Founders Award On Monday, May 22, 2017, M.S. 442, the Carroll Gardens School for Innovation in Brooklyn, New York was honored with the prestigious Rozelle Founders Award. The award, named for NCLD’s founders, is presented to outstanding schools that demonstrate a commitment to providing effective instruction and … Continue reading NCLD’s 2017 Rozelle Founders Award Winner

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Last-Minute Funding Deal for FY 2017 Gets Mixed Reviews

This week, Congress reached a deal to fund the federal government through September 2017. This long overdue action comes six months into the 2017 fiscal year, and gets mixed reviews from NCLD. While we are encouraged to see that Congress has rejected steep cuts to education programs, this budget doesn’t come close to meeting the … Continue reading Last-Minute Funding Deal for FY 2017 Gets Mixed Reviews

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The State of LD: Understanding the 1 in 5

For Immediate Release: National Report Sheds Light on Struggles of Students With Learning Disabilities and How Parents, Educators, Physicians and Policymakers Can Help Washington, D.C. (May 2, 2017): Stigma, low expectations and lack of understanding help explain why students with learning disabilities are more likely to repeat a grade, get suspended, and leave high school … Continue reading The State of LD: Understanding the 1 in 5

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