Monthly Archives: November 2015

FERPA and Postsecondary Education: Information for Families (Part One)

By Sean Roy, Projects Director at PACER Center, a partner in the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth. Youth with disabilities are entering postsecondary education at consistently increasing rates. Traditional 4-year universities, community colleges, and trade/technical schools are … Continue reading

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Celebrating 40 Years of IDEA: Supporting Youth, Schools, and Families!

The following blog is by Marissa Sanders, an independent consultant Video Interpreter for Sorenson Communications. Marissa Sanders has worked in disability rights for more than 15 years, previously serving as Executive Director of the West Virginia Commission for  the Deaf … Continue reading

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Work Early, Work Often

The following blog entry is a cross-post from the official blog of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The blog is written by Claudia Gordon, chief of staff in the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs at the Department of Labor. I was recently … Continue reading

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