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NEA 'IDEA Briefs'




NEA's "IDEA Briefs" are issued to explain developments about and aspects of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). "IDEA Briefs," which use a question-and-answer format, offer detailed information important to educators, administrators, parents, and others who are interested in serving the educational needs of students with disabilities.

  • IDEA Brief #1 -- Why is the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) important to me?
  • IDEA Brief #2 -- What testing is allowed under the
    Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA/NCLB) for students with disabilities?
  • IDEA Brief #3 -- Why is mandatory full funding for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) so critical?
  • IDEA Brief #4 -- Why are vouchers described as a
    'false promise' for students with disabilities?
  • IDEA Brief #5 -- Why is paperwork such a burden under
    the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act?
  • IDEA Brief #6 -- What are multi-categorical special education classrooms?
    Do they impact special education teacher retention?

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