Ballots are now being cast as the big-stakes fight for the presidency ignites voter turnout across federal, state and local races. In these anxious times fueled by a great pandemic, civil unrest, and negative political climate, it’s easy to lose sight of elections as opportunities to bring people into office who we believe can help build a better future for our families and kids.

We ask voters to reach out to candidates today (virtually or by phone), read their platforms, and probe how they would improve educational opportunities for all students, including those with disabilities.

Then vote!

So many contributors to the current inequity in educational outcomes have been further exposed during the pandemic, coupled with increased attention to how systemic racism