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Amicus
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA and Education Law Center File 3rd Circuit Brief: Remand on Exhaustion Not Warranted »
COPAA, along with amici Education Law Center (ELC) filed an amicus brief in support of the parents/Appellants in A.D....
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court of Appeals Affirms DC's Obligation to Find, Evaluate, Serve Students with Disabilities »
On June 23, 2017 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion in the DL v. DC case , the child...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Using the Ten-day Offer to Deny Reasonable Attorneys’ fees Undermines IDEA »
COPAA  filed an amicus brief on June 6, 2017 in support of reversal in the Third Circuit:  Rena C. v. Colonial...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
USSC Affirms Promise of the IDEA in Endrew F. Decision »
COPAA is pleased that the USSC reversed the 10th Circuit decision in  Endrew F   today. We expect this unani...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files 9th Circuit Brief Encourages School districts to Pursue Child Find Obligations »
COPAA filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit, J.K and J.C., and K.K.-R.  v. Missoula County Public Schools,...

Policy
Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Urge a NO Vote on Heathcare Motion to Proceed! Save Medicaid in Schools! »
Senate Vote Today on the Motion to Consider a Healthcare Replacement Bill Result Will Cut Important Medica...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Submits Testimony on Implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act »
On July 18, 2017 COPAA submitted testimony to the House Education and Workforce Committee regarding the committee’s examin...
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
COPAA Supports Improving Access to Higher Education Act »
July 12, 2017   Contact :  Denise Marshall, 443-310-8638 denise@copaa.org   Im...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Supports Introduction IDEA Full Funding Act »
On June 15, U.S. Representatives McKinley (R-WV), Reichert (R-WA), Katko (R-NY), Huffman (D-CA), Walz (D-MN) and Schrader...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Schools Receiving Federal $$ Must Uphold Federal Law »
Today, in response to Secretary DeVos’ testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human...

General
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Robert K. Crabtree 2017 Diane Lipton Award Winner »
The COPAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce Robert K. Crabtree as the recipient of the 2017 Diane Lipton Awar...
Monday, February 15, 2016   (2 Comments - view/add)
Debra Liva is Recipient of 2016 Diane Lipton Award for Outstanding Advocacy »
The COPAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. has chosen...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Meets with NEA President: Urges Action to Support Teaching to Diverse Learners »
COPAA issued a statement expressing horror, angst and disgust of our members  this past weekend when Lily Esklesen...
Monday, November 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Condemns NEA Pres. Remarks: Urges NEA to Embody Good Work of Teachers to Support All Students »
Teachers are the front line of service for every student and the reason any child receives a quality and appropriate educa...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Denies Cert in Ridley School District v. M.R. »
  On May 18, 2015 the United States Supreme Court declined to grant  Ridley School District's petition for cert...

Training
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA SEAT and New Attorney online training accepting applications »
COPAA is proud to announce that SEAT and New Attorney online training courses are now accepting applications!  &...

State News
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia High School Junior Helps Put Anti-Bullying Bill on the Governor’s Desk »
Brandon Farbstein, a high school Junior inspired a new law in Virginia. Born with a rare form of Dwarfism, he experienced...

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