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  • Sandy Alperstein
    Jun 10, 2013
      Another action alert on same issue - this one has simple instructions - please share and take a moment to make a difference!  Thanks!
      Sandy Alperstein, Illinois
      Twitter: @alpymom
      Volunteer Co-Webmaster, Our Children Left Behind (http://www.ourchildrenleftbehind.com) (special education advocacy volunteers on a national level); Special Kids, Special Families (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/specialkidsspecialfamilies) (volunteers providing support, education, and advocacy for families with special needs in the NW suburban Chicago area)
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      From: The National Center of Learning Disabilities <ncld@...>
      To: alpy2 <alpy2@...>
      Sent: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 4:22 pm
      Subject: Senator! We Want Accountability for Students With LD




      Hold Schools Accountable for Students With LD.

      We-Want-ESEA-Accountability Congress is debating right now whether to have full accountability for students with disabilities in the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).

      In the Senate, a powerful bill called the Strengthening America’s Schools Act (SASA) was introduced to reauthorize ESEA. This bill moves in the right direction by setting targets in reading and math as well as graduation goals for ALL students, and by providing targeted support for students who are struggling, including students with disabilities.

      Unfortunately, some senators plan to offer a substitute bill and damaging amendments to SASA that weaken accountability and lower expectations for students with learning disabilities.

      Please tell your senator to vote for SASA and against any bills or amendments that fail to hold schools accountable for students with disabilities.

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