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Amicus
Tuesday, November 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorney Fees Award Upheld in the 9th Circuit »
On November 19, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in  Charis Quatro v....
Tuesday, August 21, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Law of the Land in the 6th Circuit Makes Education Better for All »
On August 20, 2018, parents, who are COPAA members, received an overwhelming victory in a swiftly delivered opinion from t...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files Amicus Briefs Urging Circuit Courts to Apply More Robust Standard of Endrew F. »
COPAA Files 3rd Circuit Amici Brief Urging Court to Apply the New Standard in Endrew F. for Students with Learning Dis...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. District Court Says Endrew’s IEP Must Be Appropriately Ambitious Under New Standard »
WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, in response to the United States District Court decision in Endrew F. v. Douglas County Sc...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bullying Interferes with Ability to Enjoy the Benefits of Education and is Detrimental to Student »
On January 22, 2018, COPAA and Disability Rights Pennsylvania (“DRP”) , represented by Reisman Carolla Granfiled an amicus...

Policy
15 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
OCR and ED to Ensure Compliance with Federal Laws for Imposition of Restraint or Seclusion »
Today, in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s announcement of an Initiative to Address the Inappropriate Us...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft Title IX Regulations Will Impact K-16 Students with Disabilities »
COPAA is preparing to comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) issued to amend regulations implementing Title...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents Should Not Have to Exhaust Administrative Remedies Under IDEA »
COPAA filed a brief on December 21, 2018 in the Ninth Circuit in A.L. v. Clovis Unified School District. Catherine Merin...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Urges Fifth Circuit to Uphold District Court’s Well-Reasoned Decision »
COPAA filed an amicus brief on December 17, 2018 in the case of Spring Branch Independent School District v. OW . Selene...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Supports a Student’s Right to an Education in the Least Restrictive Environment »
COPAA filed an amicus brief in the 1 st Circuit last month in C. D. v. Natick Public School District and Massachusetts B...

General
Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes to OCR Manual Demonstrate Legal Pressure is Working »
WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Right's (OCR) announcement of new updat...
Friday, February 16, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Janeen Steel Announced as the 2018 Diane Lipton Award for Outstanding Advocacy Recipient »
The COPAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce Janeen Steel as the recipient of the 2018 Diane Lipton  Award for...
Thursday, December 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Year End Donation Will Protect Rights, Create Opportunities and Change Lives! »
Our work is never easy, and certainly never finished.  We rely on each other to go on with acumen and determination b...
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...

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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