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Virginia Bill for Education of Deaf, Hard of Hearing Children

January 14, 2013 in Advocacy & Access, Disability Law, Families

HOUSE BILL NO. 1344
Offered January 9, 2013
Prefiled November 20, 2012

A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-217.02, relating to special education; children identified as deaf or hard-of-hearing.
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Patron– Bell, Richard P.
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Referred to Committee on Education
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Dept. of Education Announces New Effort to Strengthen Accountability for Students with Disabilities

March 14, 2012 in Community News, Disability Law, Families, NVRC Announcements

Department of Education Announces New Effort to Strengthen Accountability for Students with Disabilities
The Department of Education recently announced new steps to help close the achievement gap for students with disabilities by moving away from a one-size-fits-all, compliance-focused approach to a more balanced system that looks at how well students are being educated in addition to continued efforts to protect their rights.
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