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April 2022 Policy News: 5 Things to Know about the Appropriations Process

Federal investments in education funding are critical to the success of students with disabilities. This month, we break down the appropriations process and how NCLD has advocated on behalf of students with disabilities along the way. 1. The President’s budget request is a critical starting point, but there is a lot more to the process.  […]

The President’s Proposed Budget Increases U.S. Department of Education Budget by Over 15 Percent

On March 28th, the Biden-Harris Administration announced their requested budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. The proposal requests a historic 15.5 percent increase in funds for the U.S. Department of Education (ED).  Importantly, the President’s budget request seeks key investments that will increase funding for programs under the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and […]

January 2022 Policy News Round-Up

NCLD joined partners in supporting inclusive school climate, NCLD provided input to ED on state accountability systems, the Fiscal Year (FY) 21 funding is due to expire next month, and a state bill on college accommodations was introduced in Arizona. See how NCLD worked on behalf of students with disabilities this month. NCLD Joined 90 […]

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