Amid Confusion, Feds Seek to Clarify Online Learning for Special Education Students
Mar 21
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Amid Confusion, Feds Seek to Clarify Online Learning for Special Education Students

On March 21, 2020, Edweek wrote about changing federal guidance around educating students with disabilities during COVID-19, and the Center’s Lauren Morando Rhim and Wendy Tucker weighed in. 

The U.S. Department of Education released a fact sheet Saturday in response to complaints that previous guidance left school districts unsure of how to provide services for students with disabilities amid the extended closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The five-page fact sheet aims to clarify that federal law should not be used to prevent schools from offering online learning opportunities to all students, including those with disabilities.

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