Thanking the Administration for Prioritizing Students with Disabilities in its Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Proposal
CEC President Responds to Administration’s Topline Budget Proposal
This week, CEC President Dennis Cavitt, Ed.D., sent a letter to President Biden thanking him for prioritizing educational equity and students with disabilities in his topline budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022. The proposal, which seeks to increase federal education funding by 41%, puts the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) grants to states on a glidepath to full funding.
“If brought to fruition, this unprecedented and historic proposal would be transformational for children and youth with disabilities and the personnel that educate and support them,” Cavitt stated. The proposal also significantly increases IDEA Part C and targets a historic level of funding to high-poverty districts and student mental health.
We invite you to join CEC in thanking the Biden Administration for putting education front and center in the topline budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022.
To join us in this effort, go to our Legislative Action Center, where you can send a thank you letter in just one click!