Tell Congress to Increase Funding for IDEA: Take action THIS WEEK by sending an email or calling now!
To find your Representative: https://www.house.gov/
To find your Senators: https://www.senate.gov/
What to Write:
* I am your constituent.
* I am the parent of a child with a disability or I am a family member of a child with a disability or I am a professional in the special education field.
* I am writing to urge you to increase funding in Fiscal Year 2020 for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-H) Appropriations bill
* States and school districts need more federal funding under IDEA to help provide my child/children with disabilities the supports, services, specialized instruction and accommodations they need to succeed in school and life.
* I urge you to push for an increase to IDEA under the Labor-H bill now!
IDEA Part B preschool programs is funded at law, receiving $368.2 million and Part C, for infants and toddlers was also level funded, receiving $458.56 million.