West Resendes Commends ED's Recommendation against Waivers to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as Schools Bring Instruction Online

West Resendes ('19), Fellow with the ACLU Disability Rights Program, was quoted in The New York Times celebrating the Education Department's instruction to Congress opposing waiving parts of the IDEA in the wake of pandemic-related school closings. ("DeVos Decides Against Special Education Waivers During the Pandemic," Apr. 28). "DeVos's recommendation is a surprising — but welcome — move from this administration and a win for the disability rights movement."