10/19/2011

The National Center for Learning Disabilities will not support a bill to revise the Elementary and Secondary Education Act introduced last week by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, the group's president said in a letter. Among other concerns, the group opposes changes that will weaken accountability measures for educating students with disabilities. It is seeking the inclusion of more support for response-to-intervention methods in schools and stricter limits on the use of alternative tests for students with severe cognitive disabilities.

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