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CASE is a recognized leader in advocacy for special education policy. CASE along with CEC has a long history of success in impacting this country'spolicy and legislation in special education. Throughout the year, our policy and legislative team makes comments in the Federal Register, takes positions on current legislation, and works with our members across the country to ensure that the voice of special education administrators and the students they serve is taken into account during the policymaking process.

Each summer, CASE sponsors a Special Education Leadership Seminar in Washington D.C.  Participants to experience guided practice sessions on how to interact with legislators and spend time "On the Hill" implementing these new skills.  You can learn more about this experience by clicking here (link opens in a new window).

When it comes to the federal budget, CASE relies on the expertise of the team at the Committee for Education Funding.  A great resource for CASE members is their budget book which can be found here.  Additionally, many of our legislative "asks" in terms of funding are available in this letter from the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities.

 

 

 

Statement of Keeping Students Safe

 

Statement on Keeping All Students Safe Act

CASE Transition Document

 

2020

CASE Statement of Moratorium Training-Critical Race Theory and White Privilege, October 2020

CASE Responds to Federal Government Training Directive, September 4, 2020

Read the full CASE position statement here.
Read the Training in Federal Government memo here.
 
CASE Compensatory Education Position Statement June 17, 2020
 

CASE Statement on Systemic Racism and Injustice, June 3, 2020

 Read the full statement here
 
CASE Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Position Statement June 2, 2020
 
CASE Policy on Restraint and Seclusion, May 21, 2020
 
CASE Response to Secretary of Education's Report to Congress, April 28, 2020
 
Letter to Congress,  Flexibilities Needed, April 13, 2020
 
Letter to OSERS, Needed Flexibilities During COVID-19, March 31, 2020
 
Flexibility in IDEA Is Necessary - Survey
 
 
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