Calculating Compensatory Education: Will Kids Ever Catch Up?

By: Ana Saragoza On March 16, 2020, the United States Department of Education (“ED”) issued boilerplate policy guidance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, stating briefly that the Individualized Education Program (“IEP”) Team, in addition to the personnel responsible for providing a free appropriate public education (“FAPE”) to a student under Section 504, would be […]

The ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017: When Businesses are Prioritized Over Civil Rights

By: Marissa Ditkowsky A bill introduced in the House of Representatives that would alter the Americans with Disabilities Act enforcement policies for public accommodations owned by private entities is gaining traction.[1] The bill has been marked up in committee, and is already receiving considerable support.[2] The bill currently has 58 bipartisan co-sponsors.[3] The trajectory for […]