Tag Archives: IDEA

Lawmakers Look To Fully Fund IDEA

[Source:  Disability Scoop] Bipartisan legislation to substantially increase Uncle Sam’s investment in special education is back on the table. Federal funding for educating students with disabilities would gradually increase under a bill known as the IDEA Full Funding Act, which … Continue reading


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Educator’s Corner: IDEA – A Summary for Parents

Editor’s Note:   Here is a great share for the parents and guardians of your kiddos. [Source:  Understood.org] The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that requires schools to serve the educational needs of eligible students … Continue reading


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Advocacy Corner: Procedural Safeguards Under IDEA

[Source:  Special Education Law Blog] What mechanisms does the special education law have for parents who disagree with decisions by a school district about the education of a child with a disability? Are there procedural safeguards that protect a school … Continue reading


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ADVOCACY ALERT: Education Dept. Seeks Comment on Revised IDEA Website

Editor’s Note:  This is a step in the right direction.    Please take a few minutes and go on IDEA.ed.gov and see what you would like to see them add.    Please also ask them to include a direct link … Continue reading


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Senator Calls For Full Funding Of IDEA

[Source: Disability Scoop] An influential U.S. senator is urging his colleagues to work toward plugging a special education funding shortfall of more than $17 billion. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is calling for the federal government to fully fund the … Continue reading


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