Our Position on School Vouchers and IDEA Reauthorization
Approved by the CEC Board of Directors
June 20, 2003
It is the position of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) to strongly oppose any federally authorized voucher program for students with disabilities as being contrary to the best interests of children and their families, the nation's public school systems, states and their local communities and taxpayers. Further, CEC believes that a voucher option would both contradict and undermine central purposes of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB).
IDIA Policy for Private School Placements
IDEA allows for private school placements but under very …
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Publication information: Article title: Our Position on School Vouchers and IDEA Reauthorization. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Teaching Exceptional Children. Volume: 36. Issue: 2 Publication date: November/December 2003. Page number: 74. © Council for Exceptional Children Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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