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Amicus
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
States Still Required to Implement Equity in IDEA Regulations »
In response to the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to file a notice of appeal of the March 7, 2019 judicial decis...
Monday, February 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDEA Places Ultimate Responsibility for Ensuring That Students get FAPE on the States »
COPAA and Education Law Center (ELC) filed an amicus brief in the Third Circuit case: LeJeune G., v. Pennsylvania Departm...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal Lawsuit: Oregon Failing to Ensure That All Children Can Attend a Full day of School »
Federal Lawsuit: Oregon Failing to Ensure That All Children Can Attend a Full day of School Parents & Advocate...
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...

Policy
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ED Says OCR Has Resolved Double the Cases of the Obama Administration »
The Office for Civil Rights ( OCR ) at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released new data they are promoting as proof...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Submits Comments on Draft State Survey re: Significant Disproportionality »
COPAA has submitted comments and opposed a draft voluntary Survey of States proposed by the U.S. Department of Education (...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ActionAlert:Submit Comments on Draft State Survey re:Significant Disproportionality by July 12, 2019 »
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) is accepting comments on a proposed voluntary Survey of States to collect informat...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
GAO Today: Education Should Take Immediate Action on Inaccuracies in Federal Restraint and Seclusion »
Today, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released a special report that includes several key  findings i...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Act Now~ COPAA Concerned: Opposes Comments on the Draft IDEA Surveys to States, Districts, School »
Issue : The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has proposed a set of surveys on IDEA implementation for states, dis...

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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