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Amicus
10 hours ago   (0 Comments - 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...
10 hours ago   (0 Comments - 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
Thursday, May 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Civil Rights Groups Sue Department of Education Over Process of Dismissing Discrimination Claims »
COPAA’s national network of 2100+ members works to protect the legal and civil rights of students with disabilities and th...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA CHALLENGES SECRETARY DEVOS’S DECISION TO DELAY IMPLEMENTATION OF EQUITY IN IDEA REGULATION »
WASHINGTON, DC -   The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) filed a lawsuit today against the U.S....
Friday, June 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Delay in Implementing IDEA Regulations Harms Children »
In swift reaction to the U.S. Department of Education’s final notice delaying the implementation of regulations on signifi...
Thursday, June 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Opposes Sketchy Plan to Merge the Departments of Education and Labor »
  COPAA, a leader in the efforts to protect the rights of students with disabilities, opposes the proposal to mer...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement Calling for a Halt to the Practice of Separating Children from their Parents »
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) exists to protect the rights of children with disabilities.  ...

General
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...
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...

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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