From the Federal Register

Secretary’s Proposed Supplemental Priorities and Definitions for Discretionary Grant Programs This document has a comment period that ends in 32 days. (11/13/2017) In order to support and strengthen the work that educators do every day in collaboration with parents, advocates, and community members, the Secretary proposes 11 priorities and related definitions for use in […]

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From The Federal Register

Reopening; Applications for New Awards; Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities-Early Childhood Personnel Center AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education. SUMMARY: On April 19, 2017, we published in the Federal Register (82 FR 18447) a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the Personnel Development to Improve […]

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From The Federal Register

Applications for New Awards; Promise Neighborhoods Program Purpose of Program The Promise Neighborhoods program is newly authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act. The purpose of the Promise Neighborhoods program is to significantly improve the academic and developmental outcomes of children living in the […]

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A Rose By Any Other Name

Federal Register: Rosa’s Law Rehabilitation Act Statute: Rosa’s Law amended the Rehabilitation Act by substituting “intellectual disability” for “mental retardation” in section 7(21)(A)(iii) (29 U.S.C. 705(21)(A)(iii)); substituting “intellectual disabilities” for “mental retardation” in section 204(b)(2)(C)(vi) (29 U.S.C. 764(b)(2)(C)(vi)); and substituting “President’s Disability Employment Partnership Board and the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities” for […]

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More Money For Mis-Education

From the Federal Register: Applications for New Awards; American History and Civics Education-National Activities Grants Purpose of Program: The American History and Civics Education—National Activities Grants Program promotes innovative instruction, learning strategies, and professional development in American history, civics and government, and geography, with an emphasis on activities and programs that benefit low-income students and […]

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Moving Forward To Go Back

From the Federal Register: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act-Accountability and State Plans “Under the Congressional Review Act, Congress has passed, and the President has signed, a resolution of disapproval of the accountability and State plans final regulations that were published on November 29, 2016. Because […]

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Less Is Not More, It Is Less

From the Federal Register: The number of regulatory changes that will take place in the “Assistance to States for the Education of Children With Disabilities and Preschool Grants for Children With Disabilities Program; Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities” is staggering. The notice begins: AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, […]

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