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Join CEC for Sun, Fun, and the Latest in Policy Developments!

CEC is gearing up for its annual Convention taking place in sunny San Diego, California April 8-11, 2015. As many of you may know, CEC features a wide array of convention workshops and sessions that highlight a number of important … Continue reading

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CEC Urges the House to Reject ESEA Bill

The House is poised this week to consider the GOP ESEA reauthorization bill, the Student Success Act, H.R.5. CEC along with many other education and disability groups believe that a reauthorized ESEA must ensure opportunity, equity, and excellence for all … Continue reading

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Suspension data by U.S. state

Over on On Special Education, Christina Samuels reported that a group that is part of the Civil Rights Project of the University of California, Los Angeles, has indicated that 37% of secondary students with disabilities in Florida had been suspended … Continue reading

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Council for Economic Advisers Report: The Economics of Early Childhood Investments

A new report, titled The Economics of Early Childhood Investments, released by the Council of Economic Advisers shows that a strong focus on early learning provides benefits to society of roughly $8.60 for every $1 spent, about half of which … Continue reading

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Featured in ERIC: Teachers’ Acceptance of Students with Special Education Needs

Although inclusive education has made great progress through the years, there are still strong debates over what is the most influential factor that may decrease teachers' resistance to and increase their advocacy of inclusive education.  Many present day teachers seem to … Continue reading

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Obama’s Weekly Address: Every Child Deserves a Fair Shot

In Obama’s most recent weekly address, he laid out his plan to ensure that more children will get more access to high-quality preschool and graduate from school fully prepared for their future, college and career-wise. It is evident that elementary and secondary schools … Continue reading

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United Nations Global Education First Initiative Launches #DrawDisability Campaign

The United Nations Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) are now accepting  Submissions for a global art campaign that aims to raise young people’s awareness of disabilities and inclusion. GEFI, partnering with the Global Observatory for Inclusion (GLOBI), and the GEFI Youth … Continue reading

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The Center for American Progress Shows Why We Need a Federal Preschool Investment

President Barack Obama is committed to providing all children including those with disabilities access to high-quality preschool opportunities. And although strong progress is being made, there is still much more to do to ensure that all children have access to high-quality … Continue reading

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Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes Releases FastFact Sheet on QRIS

The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO) released a new FastFact sheet entitled QRIS and Inclusion: Do State QRIS Standards Support the Learning Needs of All Children? This sheet reviews which states accommodate children with special needs in their quality … Continue reading

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President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal

On Monday, the President released his budget for FY 2016 that includes key investments to expand high quality early learning programs, increase equity and opportunity for all students, support teachers, and improve access, affordability and student outcomes in College. The … Continue reading

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