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A parent’s request to keep their student in virtual learning should prompt the IEP team to review if the student has been meeting all his IEP goals and objectives.
udents with tic disorders are increasingly susceptible to suffer learning loss and other ill effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, specialist says
Speech pathologists returning in person may be concerned about the effects of wearing masks and other PPE when providing speech-language services.
As students return post-COVID, district leaders must ward off more subtle systemic inequities as they address issues of reliable internet access and other student supports.
The 17-5 committee vote moves the nomination forward for confirmation by the full Senate.
Districts should “make no assumptions” about students’ housing status and access to resources, which are subject to change especially as the pandemic persists.
At Senate confirmation hearing, education secretary nominee Miguel Cardona says school will need expand mental health supports and extended learning days post-COVID.
Interviews with the student and parents can determine whether a functional behavioral assessment is needed—and with remote learning so prevalent identifying needs in this way is more important than ever.
The pandemic has exasperated student absenteeism issues. Here are 4 practical strategies to help improve school attendance, whether it’s for remote or in-person learning.
As a related service that must be included in a student’s IEP if required to benefit from special education, transportation to and from school may require more thought than expected, particularly during COVID.
San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten has been announced as Biden’s nominee deputy secretary of the U.S. Education Department.
Incorporating executive functioning skills training into schoolwide tiered supports can help students whose deficits in this area may be viewed as issues of behavior or discipline.
Here are 3 considerations for establishing protocols for electronic signatures when parents are unable to sign special education documents such as IEPs and evaluation reports.
Democratic members of Congress have reintroduced the Keeping All Students Safe Act, which would make it illegal for schools receiving federal money to seclude children and would ban certain restraint practices.
Mike Sellers, principal of Nikolaevsk School, part of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District in Alaska, a Title I school, shares his outlook and experiences about COVID and more.