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What the Release of the Leandro Report Means for All Students in North Carolina Public Schools

In 1997, in the landmark Leandro case, the North Carolina Supreme Court determined that the right to education guaranteed by our state constitution means that all children attending public schools in North Carolina must have an opportunity to receive a
Cover of report on suicides in NC jails

Report on High Suicide and Overdose Rates in North Carolina Jails Calls for Reforms

Report on High Suicide and Overdose Rates in North Carolina Jails Calls for Reforms A report issued by Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) on suicide and overdose rates in NC jails includes statistical information for years 2017-2018, and documents continuing
Joonu-Noel Andrews Coste

Help Us Welcome Equal Justice Works Fellow Joonu-Noel Andrews Coste

Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is excited to welcome our first Equal Justice Works (EJW) Fellow, Joonu-Noel Andrews Coste. Coste, who joined the DRNC team on September 3, will focus her Equal Justice Works Fellowship on reducing North Carolina’s over-reliance
Cover of the work report. Text including title: Moving into the Economic Mainstream, and subtitle An overview of Employment Services for People with Disabilities in North Carolina. Image on the right side shows a hand reaching down with pinched fingers above a collection of various gears

NC Employment Services are Failing People with Disabilities

People with disabilities need full and inclusive access to meaningful employment opportunities. Many North Carolinians with disabilities are being left out of the economic mainstream. State policies continue to subject many people with disabilities to unfair wages, isolation, and limited

DRNC launches series on educational rights of students with disabilities

DRNC is excited to announce the launch of our series of articles for EdNC.  These monthly articles will cover a variety of topics relevant to the experiences of students with disabilities at NC Public Schools. Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) is