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Students with Disabilities
*[[Trump_Administration#Secretary_of_Education_Betsy_DeVos|Education Secretary Betsy DeVos]] stated in her confirmation hearing that enforcement of the Individuals with [[Disability Rights|Disabilities Education Act]] should be left to the states, seemingly unaware that this is a federal law.[https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2017/01/18/six-astonishing-things-betsy-devos-said-and-refused-to-say-at-her-confirmation-hearing/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.0282de4a851f]
===Budget Deal===
*The Congress and the Trump administration have come to an agreement for a budget that funds the federal government until this fall. Items included in the area of education include(s):[https://wwwrules.washingtonposthouse.comgov/newssites/powerpostrepublicans.rules.house.gov/wpfiles/2017115/05OMNI/01/whatsCPRT-in115-theHPRT-spendingRU00-agreementSAHR244-we-read-it-so-you-dont-have-to/?utm_term=AMNT.e165cad28b7c spending dealpdf] passed by *$9.3 billion for Head Start, which is $85 million more than the House and Senate on May 1st, 2017,[http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/c.ampaign-k-12/2017/05/budget_deal_2017_title_I_special_education_spending2016 level.html] includes:**More money $250 million for special educationPreschool Development Grants, which is the same as the 2016 level.**More money $12 billion for [http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campaign-k-12/2017/05/budget_deal_2017_title_I_special_education_spending.html TRIO]Special Education state grants (IDEA), which serves [[Disability Rights|disabled students]], among othersis $90 million more than the 2016 level.
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