Archive for September, 2011

DSC National Week of Action on School Pushout

We are very pleased to announce that the DSC National Week of Action on School Pushout is almost here!

Throughout the week of October 1-8, 2011, thousands of parents, youth, and educators will participate in student-led actions and events in 27 cities to expose the school pushout crisis in our nation and advocate for the human right of every young person to a quality education and to be treated with dignity. The events and actions will include street theater, public forums, rallies, restorative justice trainings, and more.

Make sure to check out our DSC Week of Action promo video!

You can get involved with the DSC Week of Action in your area!

QEC Sends Recommendations to Read to Lead Task Force

The Quality Education Coalition (QEC) sent a position paper to the Governor’s Read to Lead Task Force in an effort to encourage the task force to develop specific and rigorous reading recommendations which include provisions that will improve the reading of all children, including children with disabilities. DRW Managing Attorney Jeff Spitzer-Resnick is the Chairperson of QEC.

Click here to read the position paper.

Special Education Parent Training-Waukesha County

Please join Sally Flaschberger, DRW Special Education Advocate, for a parent training on September 29th fom 9:30am to 11:30am at the Brookfield Public Library. See flyer below for more information.

IEP_Training_Waukesha County