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Amicus
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Parent Right to Recover Attorneys' Fees is One of IDEA's Most Important Procedural Safeguards »
COPAA filed a Motion to file an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit, Ashely Kraweitz, an individual with disabilities, by a...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
District Court Erred in Not Using the "Discovery Rule" consistent with IDEA »
COPAA submitted a Motion to file an amici curiae brief in the Fourth Circuit, T.B., J.R., by and through his Parents, T.B...
Tuesday, October 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files 9th Circuit Brief: IDEA's Mandates Are Not Empty Aspirations »
  Students with Disabilities Must Have Access to the General Education Curriculum and Education in the Regular...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA and Education Law Center File 3rd Circuit Brief: Remand on Exhaustion Not Warranted »
COPAA, along with amici Education Law Center (ELC) filed an amicus brief in support of the parents/Appellants in A.D....
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court of Appeals Affirms DC's Obligation to Find, Evaluate, Serve Students with Disabilities »
On June 23, 2017 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion in the DL v. DC case , the child...

Policy
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement on the Preservation of ED Guidance on Discipline »
In response to reports of a closed and what appears to be a “one-sided” listening session being held today by U.S. Departm...
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
STATEMENT ON THE NOMINATION OF JOHNNY COLLETT AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY, OSERS »
(Washington, DC) – In response to the President’s nomination of Johnny Collett as Assistant Secretary, Office of Special E...
Monday, October 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Statement on OSERS Decision to Rescind Guidance Documents »
(Washington, D.C.) In response to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Service...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Quality Education for America’s Children with Disabilities: The Need to Protect Due Process Rights »
COPAA’s   2017   p aper,  Quality Education for America’s Children with Disabilities: The Need to Prot...
Friday, August 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO ALABAMA STATE BOE MEMBER ELLA BELL AND STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES »
In response to Alabama State Board of Education member Ella Bell’s comments on August 24, 2017 suggesting that students wi...

General
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Robert K. Crabtree 2017 Diane Lipton Award Winner »
The COPAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce Robert K. Crabtree as the recipient of the 2017 Diane Lipton Awar...
Monday, February 15, 2016   (2 Comments - view/add)
Debra Liva is Recipient of 2016 Diane Lipton Award for Outstanding Advocacy »
The COPAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. has chosen...
Wednesday, December 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Meets with NEA President: Urges Action to Support Teaching to Diverse Learners »
COPAA issued a statement expressing horror, angst and disgust of our members  this past weekend when Lily Esklesen...
Monday, November 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Condemns NEA Pres. Remarks: Urges NEA to Embody Good Work of Teachers to Support All Students »
Teachers are the front line of service for every student and the reason any child receives a quality and appropriate educa...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Denies Cert in Ridley School District v. M.R. »
  On May 18, 2015 the United States Supreme Court declined to grant  Ridley School District's petition for cert...

Training
Friday, July 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA SEAT and New Attorney online training accepting applications »
COPAA is proud to announce that SEAT and New Attorney online training courses are now accepting applications!  &...

State News
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virginia High School Junior Helps Put Anti-Bullying Bill on the Governor’s Desk »
Brandon Farbstein, a high school Junior inspired a new law in Virginia. Born with a rare form of Dwarfism, he experienced...

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