DDEL 2017 Graduate Student Forum


Call for Proposals!

2017 DDEL Student Research Forum Poster Session

 Proposal Deadline: 12-31-2016

Submit proposals to: CECDDEL@gmail.com


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It is the only professional organization dedicated exclusively to the concerns of culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional learners.

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Policy Insider: Legislative Update

  • The Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is on a fast track. A small group of Republican Senators are working behind closed doors and the news that has “leaked” is alarming. The Senate bill potentially could be worse than the House passed bill and will include Medicaid per capita caps. It has been rumored that the bill has been sent to the Congressional Budget Office and the score may be ready early next week. The Senate bill could come to the floor for debate and a vote as early as next Thursday. CEC is concerned about...
  • NEA Higher Education Advocate recently published an article The Slow Road to Salary Gains in the Special Salary Issue, 2017. The detailed 2015-16 Faculty Salary Report shows that full-time faculty salaries have almost recovered to pre-recessionary levels since 2008. At both public and private institutions, faculty saw 3 percent and 2 percent increases last year, respectively. Faculty at public four-year institutions experienced a 5 percent increase in number of positions, and only a slight increase of tenured positions, 1 percent. Private institutions decreased their number of tenured faculty significantly over the two years, by 7 percent. The salary advantage for...

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Call for Newsletter Editor

Submit your curriculum vita or resume and responses via e-mail to Karen Brown, Publication Chair and Kelly Carrero, President Elect by December 15, 2015. Be advised that our current Newsletter Editor Mildred Boveda has committed to staying on the the publication committee and helping the next editor transition into their new role.

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