The world has never seen a school shutdown on this scale.
Federal and state governments are guiding school districts to keep trying to push ahead with interim efforts to keep students learning. As districts scramble to establish distance learning plans, they're struggling to provide services to all students, with vulnerable students at the forefront of the planning.
This on-demand video provides a frank and open dialogue that examines the most pressing issues that educators and families are challenged with during this unprecedented disruption of K-12 schooling.
- Continuity of Education Planning
Ensuring accessibility - Methods and technologies – Budgeting - Credits and graduation
- Act 13 of 2020
School funding - Standardized testing requirements - 180 instructional day requirement - Continuity of education plan requirements - Written notice to parents re students with disabilities
- Legal Duties
Students with Disabilities - English learners and LEP parents - Students in foster care and experiencing homelessness
- Innovative Strategies for Educating Students
Youth in residential settings - Children in poverty and the digital divide - Homeless youth - Transportation funding - At-risk and highly mobile students
- The High Price of Social Disruption
Family visitation – Anxiety - Student-teacher and parent-teacher relationships
Recorded live on April 17, 2020.Looking for more information?
Educating Students with Disabilities During COVID-19 is a one-hour program that highlights the challenges, new policies, resources and creative strategies that are changing the education landscape for students with disabilities.