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11/30/2016

AUCD Joins Amicus Brief on FAPE Supreme Court Case

AUCD joined the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) and the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) on an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court case Endrew F v. Douglas County School District.

 
 

11/28/2016

ESSA Final Regulations Fact Sheet

The Department of Education has issued final regulations to implement provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) that concern school accountability, data reporting and state plans. This fact sheet provides information about the regulations and new requirements that states must fulfill.

 
 

8/8/2016

Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every MondayHouse and Senate are on recess; Zika Response Funding; Labor Statistics; ESSA Implementation; and more

 
 

4/19/2016

AUCD signed onto a Letter to Secretary King urging ESSA Data Implementation

AUCD signed onto a letter to Secretary of Education John King urging the department to issue regulations concerning data reporting requirements in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and encourage school leaders to ensure that the information collected is fully accessible. The letter was circulated by The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

 
 

3/18/2016

4 Advocacy Tips for ESSA Implementation

The National Down Syndrome Congress has issued a set of four state advocacy tips for the Every Student Succeeds Act, advising disability advocates on how to extend their reach and be more effective in influencing ESSA implementation.

 
 

1/21/2016

Joint Comments on ESSA in Response to the Department of Education

In response to the request issued by the Department of Education, the DD Network submitted the joint comments above concerning recommendations on regulations to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

 
 

12/10/2015

AUCD Summary of ESSA Major Provisions for Students with Disabilities

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) drafted a preliminary summary outlining how students with disabilities are affected by provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act, which reauthorizes the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

 
 

12/4/2015

CCD Letter applauding House Passage of ESSA

The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) applauds the House passage of the final bipartisan conference report to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the "Every Student Succeeds Act" (S. 1177/ESSA) and we thank you for the bipartisan work to agree to a final conference bill. We believe the final bill makes important strides to support all students in having the opportunity to receive a quality education. We urge the Senate to pass the final bill and send it to the President's desk.

pdf File CCD-on-ESSA-following-House-passage-with-signatures.pdf [download]
 
 

12/2/2015

AUCD Letter supporting the House passage of ESSA

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) applauds House passage of the final bipartisan conference report to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the Every Student Succeeds Act (S. 1177/ESSA). We believe the final bill makes important strides to support all students in having the opportunity to receive a quality education. We urge the Senate to pass the final bill and send it to the President s desk.

pdf File AUCD letter re ESSA house passage v2.pdf [download]
 
 

12/1/2015

AUCD Letter to Ranking Member Scott on ESSA

AUCD wrote a letters to Ranking Member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce to the Ranking Member Bobby Scott supporting final passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act

pdf File AUCD letter re ESSA house passage.pdf [download]
 
 

12/1/2015

Letter to Rank Member Bobby Scott on ESSA

A letter from the Co Chairs of the Consortium for Citizen with Disabilities (CCD) Education Taskforce to Ranking Member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce

pdf File CCD on ESSA final passage co-chair.pdf [download]
 
 

8/24/2015

AUCD signed onto a CCD letter to Secretary Arne Duncan

thanking him for issuing the final Rule to end the use of the Alternate Assessment on Modified Academic Achievement Standards (AA-MAS)
pdf File CCD-Thank-You-Sec-Duncan-Final.pdf [download]
 
 

7/16/2015

AUCD joined the Civil Rights Community (LCCR) opposing final passage of the Every Child Achieves Act (S.1177)

pdf File FinalPassageLetter071615.pdf [download]
 
 

7/16/2015

AUCD joined with CCD to oppose the final version of the Every Child Achieves Act S.1177

pdf File 2 CCD Response to Final Passage of ECAA Letter.pdf [download]
 
 

7/14/2015

AUCD joined the Civil Rights Community in Support of the Murphy-Booker-Warren-Coons-Durbin Accountability Amendment

#2241 to the Every Child Achieves Act, S.1177
pdf File SupportAccountability071415.pdf [download]
 
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