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...
This week, 24 organizations spanning the fields of education, healthcare, disability rights, civil liberties, and data protection released a brief detailing ten principles for student data privacy and equity.
October 30, 2020
This week, the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) published a comprehensive white paper and six accompanying briefs detailing the effects of significant disproportionality in special education.
October 22, 2020
The Center for American Progress (CAP) released a report this week that proposes a new federal grant program, the Public Education Opportunity Grants, to make public education more equitable.
October 09, 2020
This month, the National Center for Education Statistics released a snapshot of race and ethnicity of public school teachers in the United States, using data from the 2017–18 National Teacher and Principal Survey.
September 25, 2020
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has released two new OSEP Fast Facts.
September 03, 2020