During her confirmation hearing, Betsy DeVos expressed confusion and avoided questions. Here’s what her record shows.
Given how central homes and communities are to people’s lives, federal and local leaders must work to ensure low-income families live in environments that are conducive to their success.
As bipartisan momentum around criminal justice reform continues to grow in Congress and across the United States, policymakers must include disability as a critical component of reform.
New assessments aligned to college- and career-ready standards are a step forward in accessibility and accommodation features for students with disabilities and English language learners.
Rebecca D. Vallas, Director of Policy, Poverty to Prosperity Program, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget.
The LGBT and disability movements have both seen tremendous progress in the past decades—but much work remains. In this podcast, movement leaders discuss the personal and political intersections of the work that lies ahead.
Social Security Disability Insurance provides vital protection to nearly all American workers and their families in case of life-changing disability or illness.
Proposed cuts to Social Security Disability Insurance for beneficiaries who try to return to work and lose a job through no fault of their own are a step in the wrong direction.
How We Can Build Upon No Child Left Behind’s Progress for Students With Disabilities in a Reauthorized ESEA
Educational outcomes for students with disabilities have significantly improved under the No Child Left Behind Act.
Rising earnings inequality, which has led to an upward redistribution of income, has taken a significant toll on Social Security’s financial outlook.
There are several practical solutions that would remove barriers to employment, economic security, and upward mobility for workers with disabilities.
The Social Security program should be strengthened to support working women as they age and face the realities of caring for their families.
A statistical snapshot of our veterans and the challenges they face.
Austerity is so out of hand that there are opportunities to reverse some of the most shortsighted and damaging cuts while at the same time reducing deficits.
Improving economic and health outcomes for communities of color has the potential to help combat Social Security’s projected shortfall and improve the economic security of a struggling middle class.