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Amicus
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Supreme Court Decision in Fry requires that Parents be Allowed to Pursue Civil Rights Claims »
COPAA submitted an amicus curiae brief in the Ninth Circuit, Soto v. Clark County School District , on November 28, 201...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Urges Second Circuit to Adopt Third Circuit Ligonier Standard in Section 504 Claims »
COPAA submitted an amicus curiae brief in the Second Circuit, Bd. of Educ. of the North Rockland Central Sch. Dist. v. C...
Tuesday, November 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files 6th Circuit Brief Urging the Court to adopt the 3rd Circuit’s Ligonier Approach »
COPAA submitted an amicus curiae brief in the Sixth Circuit, F.C., et al. v. Tennessee Department of Education on Novemb...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Parent Right to Recover Attorneys' Fees is One of IDEA's Most Important Procedural Safeguards »
COPAA filed a Motion to file an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit, Ashely Kraweitz, an individual with disabilities, by a...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
District Court Erred in Not Using the "Discovery Rule" consistent with IDEA »
COPAA submitted a Motion to file an amici curiae brief in the Fourth Circuit, T.B., J.R., by and through his Parents, T.B...

Policy
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Department of Education Q/A Helps Children with Disabilities and their Families »
Today, in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s release of a Questions and Answers (Q&A) on the U. S. Supreme...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Weighs in on House Higher Education Bill (H.R. 4508) »
On Tuesday, December 11, COPAA sent a letter to the House Education and Workforce Committee voicing concern with H.R. 4508...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Statement on the Preservation of ED Guidance on Discipline »
In response to reports of a closed and what appears to be a “one-sided” listening session being held today by U.S. Departm...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JOHNNY COLLETT AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY, OSERS »
(Washington, DC) – In response to the President’s nomination of Johnny Collett as Assistant Secretary, Office of Special E...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Statement on OSERS Decision to Rescind Guidance Documents »
(Washington, D.C.) In response to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service...

General
Monday, November 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support COPAA #GivingTuesday! Every Child Deserves the Chance to Succeed »
After the busy holiday and the shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, we invite you to support COPAA on...
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...

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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