Increasing Access to Education and Vocational Rehabilitation

31 Jan
Acting Assistant Secretary Michael K. Yudin addresses the crowd, while RSA Commissioner Janet LaBreck listens behind. Photo courtesy of the National Federation of the Blind.

Senior leadership from the Department of Education and Rehabilitation Services Administration spoke about a “Dear Colleagues” letter that they circulated to state departments of education last summer. Citing research from the Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech University, the letter … Read More »

Testing PARCC (Common Core) for Accessibility

24 Jan

Forty-five states, plus the District of Columbia, have adopted the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and along with the standards come new assessments. The Partnership for Assessment of College and Career Readiness (PARCC) will field test its CCSS-derived assessments with … Read More »