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Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Legislation Introduced To Improve Education for Students with Sensory Disabilities

February 2014 — U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (D-PA), Mark Takano (D-CA) and Steve Stockman (R-TX) introduced the Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act [H.R. 4040], a new bill to enhance education for students who are blind or have low vision, or are deaf or are hard of hearing.

Legislation Integrating IDEA Act into New Bill Passed by House of Representatives

July 2013 — The Student Success Act [H.R. 5], a bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, was approved by the House of Representatives. This is the House’s version of Senate legislation, introduced in June, Strengthening America’s Schools Act of 2013 [S.1094] (SASA).  The H.R. 5, introduced by U.S.

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