LDA Comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

LDA has responded to the U.S. Department of Education’s proposed regulations on significant disproportionality. The Department proposed a complicated uniform mathematical calculation and expanded use of “early intervening” funds for pre-K and students with disabilities. After much consideration, LDA opposed the adoption of a uniform methodology, noting that any “formula” for calculating significant disproportionality of racial and ethnic groups in special education must be flexible and account for the broader variables that may contribute to the overrepresentation.

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  1. good evening I am trying to find a support group I am 51 years old and I do suffer with LDA I’ve been on my job for 17 yearsI became a supervisor in the last five years I’ve learned to cope with this but now if asked if I want more for myself never did before because I’ve never felt that I can accomplish anything because of mind reading disability I’ve been tested several places but I didn’t fit in because they said I was a high-functioning reader I’ve sent my two boys college education has always been most important to me I feel like such a hypocrite

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