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Special Journal Edition Offers Insights for Reducing Reliance on Disability Support Programs

A special issue of the IZA Journal of Labor Policy, compiled and co-edited by Gina Livermore, David Neumark, and David Wittenburg, explores the evolution of disability policy in the U.S., the factors contributing to growth in the disability rolls, and the potential for early interventions and employment support to curb this growth.

Center on Great Teachers & Leaders

at American Institutes for Research

The Center on Great Teachers & Leaders is a collaboration of the American Institute for Research (AIR), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and Public Impact.  The centers works to support states as they work to develop and retain great teachers and school leaders.

Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

The Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports is established by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to define, develop, implement, and evaluate a multi-tiered approach to Technical Assistance that improves the capacity of states, districts and schools to establish, scale-up and sustain the PBIS framework. Emphasis is given to the impact of implementing PBIS on the social, emotional and academic outcomes for students with disabilities.

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention


PromotePrevent is a federally funded resource designed to promote safe and healthy schools and communities where children and youth can learn, play, and grow.  PromotePrevent focuses on systems that serve school-age children with the goal to help all children reach physical, social, emotional, behavior and cognitive milestones.

National Gateway to Self-Determination

The Resource Guide is intended to provide information about interventions to promote the self-determination of people with developmental disabilities.

National High School Center

While no longer actively funded by the U. S. Department of Education, the National High School Center continue to provide extensive resources related to college and career readiness, high school improvement, and strategies for improving high school outcomes.  The Center was operated by the American Institutes for Research.

National Rural Transit Assistance Program

The National RTAP mission is to address the training and technical assistance needs of rural, small urban and tribal transit operators across the nation, and to support the state RTAP programs. Our comprehensive set of free technical assistance programs and resources includes training materials, webinars, newsletters and technical briefs, peer resources, research, and innovative technology initiatives.

Region 2 - Exceptional Children's Assistance Center

The Exceptional Children's Assistance Center manages this project to meet the technical assistance needs of the 15 Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) located in Region 2, which includes Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Six Steps to Creating a Financial Literacy Program in your Classroom or Training Program

Financial literacy plays a vital role as students with disabilities make the transition from school to work or college. Financial literacy is defined as the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial wellbeing

The IDEA Data Center (IDC)

The IDEA Data Center focuses on data requirements under Sections 616 and 618 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, including data focused on programs for infants, toddlers, and their families (Part C) and on programs serving children ages 3 through 21 (Part B). Building capacity for high-quality IDEA data will affect states, school districts, and local early intervention programs across the nation. Those entities will, in turn, apply the higher quality data they generate to improve outcomes for all children and youth with disabilities served under IDEA.

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