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  • 3/11/2014

    CEC in Ed Week on UDL and online testing

    Universal design principles have made online testing accessible to all students. Some school districts that have rolled out online assessments have found that built-in assistive technology, such as magnified text and text-to-speech options, can benefit all learners. Read CEC's quote.

  • 3/9/2014

    CEC Author Interview on High School-to-College Transition

    How do accommodations at college work for students with disabilities? In this EduTalk Radio interview, Elizabeth Hamblet, author of CEC’s book 7 Steps for Success: High School to College Transition Strategies for Students with Disabilities, talks about the high school-to-college transition process and what administrators, teachers, parents and students need to know. Listen now!

  • 1/15/2014

    Disablity advocate Congressman George Miller to retire

    CEC commends Congressman George Miller for a lifetime of accomplishments that have impacted millions of children and youth with disabilities, their families and the educators who work on their behalf and looks forward to work Congressman Miller until his retirement.

  • 1/14/2014

    CEC attends unveiling of new discipline resource

    The U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice released the first-ever significant guidance document on school discipline to help schools meet their legal obligations, and CEC was there.

  • 1/14/2014

    CEC in Ed Week

    The U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Justice released the first-ever significant guidance document on school discipline to help schools meet their legal obligations, and CEC was there.

  • 12/9/2013

    CEC survey on budget cut impact in the news

    News of the new survey by CEC and National Coalition on Personnel Shortages in Special Education and Related Services (NCPSSERS) showing how budget cuts are affecting our ability to provide services was was reported in Politico Pro and Disability Scoop.

  • 11/4/2013

  • 10/29/2013

  • 10/7/2013

    CEC on Houston Public Radio

    CEC's Kim Hymes on Houston Public Radio talking about students who are twice exceptional and CEC's commitment to helping teachers learn to ID giftedness in all students.

  • 9/30/2013

    CEC in Politico

    CEC’s Deb Ziegler was interviewed in Politico today in response to a new study on charter schools from the University of Washington, saying that charter schools and all public schools must be vigilant, according to federal law, about identifying whether students have disabilities throughout their time at school and making sure they get the services they need, and that, while charter schools may deny it, Zeigler noted that a GAO report from last year found that some charter schools may be counseling children out of attending their schools.

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