Category Archives: IDEA Preschool

OSEP Policy Documents on the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities

The Secretary published the following list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education (Department) to individuals during the second and third quarters of 2014, from April 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014 and July 1, 2014 through September 30, … Continue reading

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Funding for Education Programs Down by More Than 9%

The Children’s Budget 2015 compiled by First Focus details federal funding for children.  It is a great resource for those seeking to improve the lives of America’s youth.  More than 200 distinct investments in children are made by the federal … Continue reading

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IDEA Data Center Releases Technical Assistance Document

The IDEA Data Center recently released a technical assistance document that focuses on helping State Education Agencies (SEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs) better understand CEIS and its reporting requirements. It also provides examples of various data collection and reporting … Continue reading

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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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OSEP Policy Index for IDEA

The Secretary has published a list of correspondence from the U.S. Department of Education to individuals during the previous quarter. The correspondence describes the Department's interpretations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or the regulations that implement the … Continue reading

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State of Preschool Yearbook 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joined National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) Director Steven Barnett to unveil NIEER’s State of Preschool Yearbook 2014 at CentroNía, an early learning and community center in Takoma Park, Maryland. The annual report, … 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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Guidance from the Departments of Education and Justice on Equitable Educational Access for English Learner Students

The U.S. Departments of Education and Justice have released joint guidance reminding states, school districts, and schools of their obligations under federal law to ensure that English learner students have equal access to a high-quality education and the opportunity to … Continue reading

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The 35th Annual Report to Congress on IDEA

Section 664(d) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that the U.S. Department of Education report annually on the progress made toward the provision of a free appropriate public education to all children with disabilities and the provision of early … Continue reading

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