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Fulfilling the Promise to Students with Disabilities

Join us for a conversation and a call to action and learn what you can do to ensure the federal and state governments give students with disabilities the education they deserve.
Published: May 11, 2021


  • Becky Pringle, NEA President 
  • Noel Candelaria, NEA Secretary-Treasurer
  • Cecily Myart-Cruz, President, United Teachers Los Angeles 
  • Gloria Martinez, Vice President, United Teachers Los Angeles  
  • Katherine Bishop, special educator and NEA IDEA Resource Cadre member
  • Melina Espiritu Azocar, parent

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Fully Fund IDEA

Tell your Senators to support the Keep Our Pact Act (S. 72/H.R. 764), which would create a mandatory 10-year path to fully funding both Title I of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
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Great public schools for every student

The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.