Victory: U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to maintain IDEA obligations for states

Parents of children with disabilities and their advocates pushed Secretary DeVos to maintain IDEA obligations for states during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday, we won. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, enacted March 27, 2020, gave the Secretary 30 days to issue a report to Congress with her “recommendations on any additional waivers [...]

Victory: U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to maintain IDEA obligations for states2020-04-28T16:23:42-04:00

Heather J. Hulit in Legal Intelligencer: The Problem with Compensatory Education as an IDEA Remedy and the Solution

Associate attorney Heather J. Hulit published an article in the Legal Intelligencer arguing that the way schools distribute compensatory education is rife with delays and unexpected denials. In addition to the negative impact this has on children, it limits the capacity of special education litigation to deter schools from violating students’ rights.  She argues that [...]

Heather J. Hulit in Legal Intelligencer: The Problem with Compensatory Education as an IDEA Remedy and the Solution2020-04-01T19:16:30-04:00