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Federal Support for Students with Disabilities

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1975 is one of the most powerful pieces of legislation ever enacted by Congress in the area of education. It is a success story of federal aid to education. Jack Jennings, Author, Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools (Harvard Education Press, March 2015), describes its key provisions and why, in contrast, to other equity programs, it has enjoyed sustained bipartisan support.

Categories: Action Academy: Federal Education Policy

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Federal Flash: May 21

A Little Known Fact About Federal Education Funding

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Federal Flash: Potential Movement on DACA and Updates on ESSA

This episode of Federal Flash examines a congressional push to vote on solutions for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as well as updates on staffing at the U.S. Department of Education and implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Click to Tweet: This episode of #FederalFlash covers updates on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, plus updates on staffing at Education Department and #ESSA implementation. Watch at all4ed.org/FederalFlash.

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Broadening Support for Federal Aid

A specific challenge in developing federal policy is to find or build general support while concentrating on major problems that chiefly affect limited and often relatively powerless segments of the population. Jack Jennings, Author, Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools (Harvard Education Press, March 2015), reflects on the lessons learned about developing effective policies that can have widespread and profound effects.

Categories: Action Academy: Federal Education Policy

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The Federal Role Changes

Learn about the Elementary and Secondary Education (ESEA) Act of 1965—the most significant federal legislation in the history of education. Jack Jennings, Author, Presidents, Congress, and the Public Schools (Harvard Education Press, March 2015) talks about how ESEA was framed and how it has evolved to address the problems of fragmentation in a system of 14,000 independent school districts operating in fifty states.

Categories: Action Academy: Federal Education Policy
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