H.R. 3199: Improving Access to Higher Education Act of 2017

Author's Summary: "To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve accessibility to, and completion of, postsecondary education for students, including students with disabilities, and for other purposes."

IB's Summary: According to the National Down Syndrome Congress: "As an organization focused on improving the lives of individuals with Down syndrome, NDSC commends the bill sponsors for including provisions to update and continue programs for students with intellectual disabilities (ID) in this legislation. Students with ID want the opportunity to go to college like their siblings and friends, to learn, experience independence, and become employed after graduation."


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