CEC's Representative Assembly Tackles IDEA
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is currently on a long list of legislation in need of reauthorization by Congress. Although there is no set date for reauthorization, The Council for Exceptional Children’s (CEC) IDEA Reauthorization Workgroup, which consists of board-appointed experts on policy, practice, and research in special education and early intervention, has begun preparations by drafting the recommendations and principles for IDEA reauthorization. To refine the draft, the workgroup recently sought input from the Representative Assembly (RA), CEC’s membership advisory body to the board of directors, which met at the CEC 2017 Convention and Expo in April.
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