IDEA Special Education

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
School support services

Support our most vulnerable students

We support fully funding IDEA

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When Congress passed the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA), it promised the federal government would pay 40% of special education costs.
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The federal government has never come close to providing the promised support for IDEA.
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The federal share of IDEA has fallen to less than 14%, the lowest level since 2001.
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The failure to fund IDEA fully has shifted costs to the states, forcing them to choose between raising taxes and cutting critical services.
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We call on Congress to fulfill its promise and fully fund IDEA.

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Bills in Congress

To amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding.

A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding

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