CEC stands with our members and condemns the rise in violence directed at the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
April 02, 2021
Last week, the House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education held a hearing to examine issues facing students in schools with high rates of poverty and students with disabilities.
April 01, 2021
According to federal data, black students are more than three times as likely as their white peers to be suspended or expelled. As a school leader, what do you do when your heart is in the right place...
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Last week, the Learning Policy Institute released a new blog in their Education and the Path to Equity series explaining a federal change that allowed for the use of federal school transportation funds to support school integration starting January 1, 2021.
March 12, 2021
As teachers, we are often very resistant to trouble. I mean...PBIS, right? But sometimes, you have to—as the beloved John Lewis often said and reminded us before he became ancestor—get in ‘good trouble’.
February 25, 2021
This week, Dr. Miguel Cardona, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Education, conducted a virtual roundtable with members of the disability right community to learn about priorities for students with disabilities.
January 15, 2021
On Thursday, which was the five year anniversary of the enactment of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Alliance for Excellent Education released a new report titled “When Equity is Optional”...
December 11, 2020
On Friday, 60 national education organizations—including CEC—penned a letter to House and Senate leadership urging Congress to provide $12 billion to schools and libraries to ensure that students and educators have Internet access and devices.
November 24, 2020
On Thursday, House and Senate Democrats released the Keeping All Students Safe Act, a bill to ban seclusion and significantly limit restraint, including a ban on restraint practices that restrict children’s breathing, such as prone or supine restraint, in schools receiving federal funding.
November 20, 2020
This document provides CCBD's policy recommendations regarding disproportionality in special education and the need for federal policy driving state regulations to support efforts to eliminate this...