by Pete & Pam Wright
We have new information from the U.S. Department of Education that will answer some of your questions and help get your child’s special education back on track when schools do re-open. We also have a new Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students from the Office for Civil Rights.
On March 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) published “Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak”. This FAQs document describes your state’s responsibilities to infants, toddlers, and children with disabilities and their families, and to the staff who serve these children.