This week the US Supreme Court unanimously rejected Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch’s bare minimum education standard for students with disabilities.
Tag: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Gorsuch, Trump and DeVos each have troubling records when it comes to individuals with disabilities.
Gauging by the unprecedented public opposition to her nomination — more than 1 million emails and 50,000 phone calls to Senators and protests across the nation — the fight is far from over.
DeVos’s testimony at her Senate hearing strengthened the case that she lacks the qualifications to lead the department.
Nearly 5,000 Georgia students with behavioral disabilities continue to be segregated from their peers.
Retired speech language pathologist Karen Ostby dedicated her career to helping students find their voice. Meanwhile, she found her voice as a political activist.
Several bipartisan efforts in Congress aim to improve IDEA funding. Boosting education spending in the federal budget would be a great place for lawmakers to start.
Educator-led campaign invoices Congress for its unpaid portion of special education costs.
Rep John Kline (R-Minn): “There are a lot of champions for early childhood education, but every superintendent, Education Minnesota … everybody has said the most important thing is to fund special ed.”
Congressmen from both parties introduced legislation that would fully fund the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for the first time in nearly 40 years.