Policy Updates & Resources

Intentionality: The Other Digital Divide

When we hear about the digital divide, we often immediately think about mere access to technology and broadband. Undoubtedly, access remains an important concern. According to the 2012 Pew Report “Digital Differences,” only 62 percent of people in households making less than $30,000 a year used the internet, while 90 percent of those making $50,000–74,999 … Continue reading Intentionality: The Other Digital Divide

Read more...

Rolling, Rolling, Rolling, NCLD Is Rolling

The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) spent the first four months of 2019 traveling across the country—fighting for equity, organizing advocacy days, and mobilizing parents, students, and advocates. NCLD understands how difficult it can be to advocate for yourself. So we decided to bring advocate academies, parent trainings, and ultimately, Hill Day experiences to … Continue reading Rolling, Rolling, Rolling, NCLD Is Rolling

Read more...

FY2020 Education Funding Bill Clears First Hurdle

Last week, the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education took the first step toward passing the appropriations bill for major education programs in the United States. The legislation would increase funding for special education programs operating under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) by $1 billion and increases funds … Continue reading FY2020 Education Funding Bill Clears First Hurdle

Read more...

April 2019 Policy News Round-Up

  New GAO Report on Special Education Evaluation Shows Variation in Eligibility Criteria Across States A new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) set out to examine the special education evaluation process. The report found variation among states in the percentage of students served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). While nationwide, … Continue reading April 2019 Policy News Round-Up

Read more...

Programs: