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TASK FORCES
EDUCATION
 

Mission

The Education Task Force monitors federal legislation and regulations that address the educational needs of children with disabilities and their families, including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) programs. The Education Task Force advocates for enhance opportunities for children under these laws.

Co-chairs

  • Amanda Lowe 
    National Disability Rights Network (NDRN))
    202-408-9514 phone 
    202-408-9520 fax 
    amanda.lowe@ndrn.org

  • Erin Prangley
    National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD)
    202-628-2662 phone
    202-506-5846 fax
    EPrangley@nacdd.org
     

  • Kim Musheno 
    Autism Society of America
    301.657.0881 phone 
                         fax 
    kmusheno@autism-society.org

  • Laura Kaloi  
    Council of Parent Attorney and Advocates
    571-447-5005 phone 
    laurakaloi@mckeongrp.com

  ACTIVITIES
Education Task Force
Statement of the CCD Education Task Force Co-chairs Upon Announcement to Delay Compliance of the Equite in IDEA Rule
The CCD Education Task Force Co-chairs expressed disappointment at the announcement to delay the compliance date for the Equity in IDEA regulation. We have long been aware and research shows that students of color and other minorities are disproportionately referred to special education and subject to unfair discipline practices. There is no good reason for this delay. CCD will be drafting comments in response to this notice and urging others to do so.
(March 1,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
Education Task Force
HEA input from the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
The undersigned members of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Education Task Force write to share our principles and recommendations as you consider reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Thank you for the opportunity to provide input in this important process.
(February 23,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
Education Task Force
Annual Report - Education Task Force
(January 22,  2018) - Download [ PDF ]
 
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