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Amicus
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Using the Ten-day Offer to Deny Reasonable Attorneys’ fees Undermines IDEA »
COPAA  filed an amicus brief on June 6, 2017 in support of reversal in the Third Circuit:  Rena C. v. Colonial...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
USSC Affirms Promise of the IDEA in Endrew F. Decision »
COPAA is pleased that the USSC reversed the 10th Circuit decision in  Endrew F   today. We expect this unani...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files 9th Circuit Brief Encourages School districts to Pursue Child Find Obligations »
COPAA filed an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit, J.K and J.C., and K.K.-R.  v. Missoula County Public Schools,...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Student with a Disability »
           Press Contact: Selene Almazan, Esq., Legal Director, selene@copaa.org...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Files 3rd Circuit Brief Urging Clarity on Reimbursement Remedy »
COPAA filed  an amicus brief in the Third Circuit,  The School District of Philadelphia v. Robert Kirsch, Kare...

Policy
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Supports Introduction of IDEA Full Funding Act »
On June 15, U.S. Representatives McKinley (R-WV), Reichert (R-WA), Katko (R-NY), Huffman (D-CA), Walz (D-MN) and Schrader...
Tuesday, June 6, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
Schools Receiving Federal $$ Must Uphold Federal Law »
Today, in response to Secretary DeVos’ testimony before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support End to Subminimum Wage! »
On May 25, 2017  Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA); Senator Sanders (I-VT); Ranking Member Bobby Scott (R-VA) and Re...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA on IDEA Part B SPP and APR »
On May 8, 2017 COPAA submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Education regarding their proposed changes to IDEA Part...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
COPAA Asks Congress to Increase the Overall Labor-HHS-Education Budget »
This week, COPAA joined the Coalition for Health Funding, Committee for Education Funding, and the Campaign to Invest in A...

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...

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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