Congress introduces two bills to help support students with disabilities. Please support them!

On September 10, 2014, Senator Tom Harkin introduced two bills designed to fulfill the original promise of the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) -- IDEA Full Funding Act and IDEA Fairness Restoration Act. Senator Harkin said: “Passing these critical bills will provide much-needed financial relief to already-strapped school districts and ensure parents are able to advocate for the high-quality education their children deserve without being hit with burdensome legal costs.” With the IDEA Full Funding Act, the Federal government would follow through on the promise to fully fund the IDEA mandate. Originally, Federal funding was to account for 40% of the excess cost of educating

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