Later this month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will submit a report to Congress on her recommended waivers of states’ and districts’ obligations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress will then determine whether waivers should be granted. If provisions of IDEA are waived—even temporarily—school-aged children with disabilities and their parents could lose their rights to participate in the public education system.
Today, we are launching an awareness campaign — #MyIDEAmatters — and we’d love for you to join us!
Join us now and in the coming weeks to voice why #MyIDEAmatters on social media.
Use your social media to show others why #MyIDEAmatters to you
Use social shares to spread visual messages on this topic
Engage with others on social media to make this a trending topic
Check out what’s already happening on Facebook and Twitter!
Stay safe and healthy,
The NCLD Team
Download graphics to use on all of your social media platforms to raise awareness for the #MyIDEAMatters campaign.
Send an email to your representatives so they don’t waive critical civil rights of students with disabilities.
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