Dayna Straehley

How budget gridlock in Congress is adding confusion to school spending plans

The primary effect on school districts and state educational agencies of the federal budget stalemate for FY 2022 is the inability to plan for the next school year, expert says.

Takeaways for special educators from OCR probes into ban on mask mandates

Letters to five states signal to other states and districts that ED is taking the position that prohibitions on universal masking violate the rights of some students with 504 plans or IEPs under IDEA and that schools had better accommodate them.

DeSantis fires back on masks as disabled students are now suing Iowa

The Florida Department of Education has cut state funding to some of the 13 districts that have defied the governor's executive order prohibiting universal masking in schools.

DeSantis can’t punish districts over mask mandates, Florida judge rules

The ruling means Florida districts can require students to wear masks. Gov. DeSantis is expected to appeal.

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