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Amicus
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...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
The Supreme Court Decision in Fry requires that Parents be Allowed to Pursue Civil Rights Claims »
COPAA submitted an amicus curiae brief in the Ninth Circuit, Soto v. Clark County School District , on November 28, 201...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Urges Second Circuit to Adopt Third Circuit Ligonier Standard in Section 504 Claims »
COPAA submitted an amicus curiae brief in the Second Circuit, Bd. of Educ. of the North Rockland Central Sch. Dist. v. C...

Policy
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Celebrates Brown Anniversary: Civil Rights Bedrock of Education for Students with Disabilities »
Sixty-four years ago today a unanimous Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education (Brown) that " i n the field...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Tells ED: “A Delay to Implement Disproportionality Regs is Unwarranted and Harms Children” »
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates ( COPAA), the leading organization representing children with disabilities...
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
COPAA Urges OCR to Take Responsible Action to Address Unlawful Inequity and Discrimination »
Children with disabilities have the right to learn free from discrimination in our nation’s public schools. The right of...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Children Need Services Not More Bias »
  HR 4909 places the most vulnerable children in schools at-risk for discrimination   WASHINGTO...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Statement on Parkland: Time to Take Action to Protect Our Children »
Our hearts go out to the victims of the February 14 th  massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Par...

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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