Staff attorney Nina Peckman explains how education guidances have developed since mid-March and how parents can help their children with special needs have the opportunity to succeed academically.
How will the needs of students with disability services be met in the 2020-2021 school year? What is a district’s obligation to a student with a disability who has demonstrated that the remote model does not work for them?
At a minimum, school districts must adopt a policy for screening students and employees for
symptoms of COVID-19 and history of exposure and must strive for social distancing within the
classroom and on school buses.
In order to be ready for the 2020-2021 school year, districts need guidance from the state now to navigate COVID-19 issues.
More than ever students with disabilities will need strong advocates to express concerns and collaborate with school staff. Get helpful tips.