Tag Archives: IDEA

Q&A documents released for implementation of IDEA Part B, Part C dispute resolution procedures

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Office of Special Education Programs recently issued questions-and-answers documents in response to inquiries concerning implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B and Part C dispute resolution procedures in … Continue reading

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Call to Action: Act now to maximize funding for public education

Source: National School Boards Association Critical decisions regarding federal funding, including funding for public education, will be made this week. With the current funding for federal agencies set to expire on Friday, December 9, Congress must act quickly to pass … Continue reading

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President Obama releases 2017 budget request

Source: National School Boards Association (NSBA) President Barack Obama released his fiscal year 2017 budget request to Congress — the eighth and final of his presidency — which includes investments to improve academic achievement, empower students with the computer science … Continue reading

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National School Boards Association looks forward to working with new House speaker on ESEA reauthorization

Source: National School Boards Association Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) was elected today to serve as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. The National School Boards Association (NSBA) looks forward to working with Speaker Ryan during his tenure to … Continue reading

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Three simple messages Congress needs to hear from school board members during the August Congressional Recess

MSBA has been monitoring the progress of the three most timely education topics on Capitol Hill. We are cautiously optimistic that meaningful legislation will result when Congress returns in September. Now is the time to make our voice heard with … Continue reading

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U.S. representatives reintroduce bipartisan bill to boost special education funding

Source: U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman Today Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), David McKinley (R-WV), Tim Walz (D-MN), Chris Gibson (R-NY), and Dave Reichert (R-WA) reintroduced the bipartisan IDEA Full Funding Act. In 1975, Congress took the critical … Continue reading

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