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EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT (P.L. 114-95)

''The purpose of this title is to provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education, and to close educational achievement gaps.''

 

 

Every Student Succeeds Act:
What's In It for Students with Disabilities?

This series of presentations provides some history and basics regarding students with disabilities and also looks at important provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regarding other high risk student populations (homeless, foster care and juvenile justice-involved youth) with an emphasis on students with disabilities in those populations as well as a presentation on the responsibilities of charter schools regarding students with disabilities.

We are deeply grateful to the experts who kindly gave of their time and expertise to create this series.

History of the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Assessments


Presented by Dr. Martha Thurlow, Executive Director at the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO).

This presentation is 36 minutes in length.

PowerPoint available here (PDF)

 

Every Student Succeeds Act provisions regarding students with the most significant cognitive disabilities


Presented by Ricki Sabia,
Senior Education Policy Advisor at the National Down Syndrome Congress.

This presentation is 14 minutes in length.

PowerPoint available here (PDF)


Every Student Succeeds Act provisions regarding homeless children and youth: Implications for students with disabilities

Presented by Patricia Julianelle,
Director of State Projects and Legal Affairs for the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY).

This presentation is 26 minutes in length.

PowerPoint available here (PDF)

Every Student Succeeds Act provisions regarding Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Presented by Kate Burdick,
Juvenile Law Center
.

This presentation is 24 minutes in length.

PowerPoint available here (PDF)

Every Student Succeeds Act: Advancing School Stability for Children in Foster Care

Presented by Kathleen McNaught,
Project Director
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education

This presentation is 40 minutes in length.

PowerPoint available here (PDF)

 

Every Student Succeeds Act: Advancing Equity for Children with Disabilities in Charter Schools

Presented by Lauren Morando Rhim, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools

This presentation is 44 minutes in length.

PowerPoint available here (PDF)


 

 

 

 

 
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