The Reauthorization of IDEA
The President's Commission on Excellence in Special Education Report may be found here.
The Mission of the Council of Administrators of Special Education, Inc. is to provide leadership and support to members by shaping policies and practices which impact the quality of education.
The Council of Chief State School Officers works on behalf of the state agencies that serve pre K-12 students throughout the nation. The CCSSO recommendations for the reauthorization of IDEA may be found here.
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted. CEC advocates for appropriate governmental policies, sets professional standards, provides continual professional development, advocates for newly and historically underserved individuals with exceptionalities, and helps professionals obtain conditions and resources necessary for effective professional practice. You can also find the (CEC) IDEA Reauthorization Recommendations here.
NASDSE is dedicated to supporting state agency staff carry out their mission of ensuring a quality education for students with disabilities. NASDSE provides support to states through training, technical assistance documents, research, policy development, and partnering with other organizations. NASDSE website provides a wealth of information useful to state agencies, schools, parents and advocates interested in quality education for students with disabilities and including information on IDEA Reauthorization.