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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
Tuesday, September 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
To Congress: Civil Rights Principles for Safe, Healthy, and Inclusive School Climates »
Led by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and in partnership with over seventy civil rights and disabilit...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fifth Circuit Agrees Aggressive and Intimidating Tactics by Law Enforcement Have No Place In School »
On August 28, 2019, parents prevailed in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in Wilson v. City of Southlake, et...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Amici Curiae Brief Filed in Support of Student Subjected to Bias-Based Bullying »
COPAA, together with Disability Rights of Pennsylvania, filed an Amici Curiae brief in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files Brief in Support of Appellants/Students in the 8th Circuit »
COPAA filed a Motion for Leave to File Brief of Amicus Curiae with the attached Amicus brief in the Eighth Circuit, R...
Monday, August 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSEP requests feedback on ways to alter factors in 2020 IDEA determinations »
In July at the Office of Special Education’s (OSEP) 2019 Leadership Conference, OSEP Director Laurie VanderPloeg asked for...

General
Monday, December 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support COPAA With a Donation Today »
As Drew hit third and fourth grade, anxiety pervaded his family’s life. The youngster, who was diagnosed with autism...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
APPEAL DISMISSAL IS A VICTORY FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES NATIONWIDE »
ALERT Washington, D.C.   WHAT   The U.S. Department of Justice has dismissed the U.S. Depart...
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...

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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