Push Back School Start Time

The move to push school start times back may finally be gaining national momentum. Despite years of research showing the benefits to adolescents of starting school at 8:30 instead of 7:30, along with the full-throated support from sleep experts and… Read the rest

Congress & Prez At Odds Over NCLB

For all you policy wonks out there, fasten your seat belts. By all accounts, it’s going to be a wild ride as the newly seated Republican Congress faces off with the Obama administration over reauthorization of No Child Left Behind… Read the rest

Special Ed Programs Maintain Funding

With another budget showdown averted at the last minute, Congress voted to maintain current spending for students with disabilities in the coming budget year. For many Special Education advocates this is considered a win. Noting the general belt-tightening environment in… Read the rest