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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
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Sends Letter to Calvert County Board of Education on Preventing Restraint/Ending Seclusion »
Today COPAA sent a letter to the Calvert County, Maryland Board of Education on behalf of the nearly 1,500 Calvert County...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brown v. Board of Education: As Relevant Today As 1954 »
  WASHINGTON, DC – In honor of the 65 th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education (Brown), the Council...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New GAO Study Shows Child Find Varies Across the States »
This month, the Government Accountability Organization (GAO) released a report titled: Special Education: Varied State Cr...
Thursday, March 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accommodations Important Equity Tool »
Special Education Advocates Respond to College Access Cheating Scandal   In response to recent allegations...
Thursday, March 7, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
COPAA Victorious in Lawsuit Against Secretary DeVos, ED »
Today, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia found that the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) h...

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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