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2018 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Winner: Cohen Collins

Written by Cohen Collins

“Life in college will be so much better. I will still have to work hard, but I’m up for the challenge.” A young entrepreneur at heart, Cohen Collins launched his own lawn care company when he was in the 8th grade and has grown the business throughout the course of his high school career, serving … Continue reading 2018 Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship Winner: Cohen Collins

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Statement from Mimi Corcoran on President Trump’s FY 2019 Education Budget

For Immediate Release February 14, 2018 Mimi Corcoran, President & CEO, National Center for Learning Disabilities:President Trump’s FY 2019 Education Budget Fails Our Public Schools   WASHINGTON—The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) calls on Members of Congress to reject President Trump’s FY 19 education budget proposal and the misguided priorities it advances. The President plans … Continue reading Statement from Mimi Corcoran on President Trump’s FY 2019 Education Budget

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Statement from Mimi Corcoran on U.S. Department of Education Investigation into Denial of Special Education for Thousands in Texas

WASHINGTON–For years, countless children with disabilities in Texas have been denied services they are guaranteed by law under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Yesterday’s findings from the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) confirm the serious and systemic failure to serve children under IDEA that has taken place … Continue reading Statement from Mimi Corcoran on U.S. Department of Education Investigation into Denial of Special Education for Thousands in Texas

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Denver Broncos Player Garett Bolles Supports the 1 in 5 for My Cause My Cleats

On Sunday, December 3rd, Denver Broncos player Garett Bolles took the field against the Miami Dolphins. Bolles brought a little more to the field in week 13 than he would on a regular Sunday, wearing his heart on his cleats. As part of the NFL’s My Cause My Cleats initiative, Bolles and many of his … Continue reading Denver Broncos Player Garett Bolles Supports the 1 in 5 for My Cause My Cleats

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