Tennessee will provide grants to parents to pay for tutoring for young children. Rhode Island will expand its online courses for elementary and high school students. New York will train nearly 200,000 teachers on conducting remote instruction.That’s how some of the 11 winning states plan to use their portion of $180 million in federal education department grants.
BOSTON (AP) — Virtual instruction. Mandated masks. Physical distancing. The start of school will look very different this year because of the coronavirus — and that’s OK with the vast majority of Americans.
Mo. DESE now approves LAUNCH as a virtual school partner for many Missouri school districts this fall. At a link on the DESE website, you can find LAUNCH's short, short list of "modifications" to its virtual school classes.
When the student burst out of the school and bolted through the parking lot, workers followed closely but did not try to grab him.
Clutching his teddy bear, the 18-year-old scrambled to the top of a brick pillar at the school gate. He spit in the adults’ faces, yelling that he was going to hurt himself.
This week a group of eight elementary teachers from around the Portland area told harrowing stories of commonplace violence and outbursts to KGW’s Cristin Severance. The frequency of the outbursts has left teachers wondering if they can provide a safe and inclusive learning environment.
On March 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) issued a fact sheet to states providing informal guidance stemming from its interpretation of federal special education law in light of the special circumstances imposed by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Are you able to envision life for your special needs child as an adult? Start thinking about that now, even if your child is still in Pre-K. Special needs chlldren require more life-planning to help them transition to adulthood. While you plan, don't let everyday discouragements discount your child's potential!
Does your special needs child want to take the dog to school? Different states allow different things, but here's a good guide to the differences among service dogs, therapy dogs, and emotional support dogs.