Federal Programs

Horne and Speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives v. Flores (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

Equal Educational Opportunities Act:  Adequacy of State funding of English Language Learner programs—interpretation of “appropriate action” requirement; effect of NCLB on EEOA. Filed March 25, 2009. 

NSBA Amicus Brief - Forest Grove School Dist. v. T.A. (U.S. Sup. Ct.—Merits)

IDEA: tuition reimbursement—child who has not received special education services from school district.  Filed 3/4/2009.

NSBA Amicus Brief - El Paso Indep. Sch. Dist. v. Richard R. (5th Cir.)

IDEA: Settlement offer –enforceability without court review; mootness of lawsuit seeking same relief as rejected settlement offer. Filed 3/12/09.

NSBA Amicus Brief - Forest Grove School District v. T.A. (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

IDEA: tuition reimbursement—child who has not previously received special education services from school district

NSBA Letter to the House Subcommittee on Agriculture Appropriations for FY 2015

NSBA calls for school district flexibility and improvements in implementation of school meals and other child nutrition regulations.

Federal Policy Coordinators Member Benefits

Participants receive a number of timely resources that tailored to the network, direct access to comprehensive federal legislative developments, regulations, and funding opportunities.

Issue Brief: Federal Funding

Increasing the federal share of funding for special education is paramount, and should be addressed before considering future funding for newly created programs that may not have proven results for program effectiveness.  Specifically, funding for competitive grant programs should be weighed against the need to address Congress’ promise to fund the federal share of a 40-year-old mandate (i.e., IDEA) that has superseded other local budget priorities for the majority of school districts and communities.  IDEA must be fully funded—as well as requirements from the Elementary and Secondary

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