Would IDEA waivers benefit districts during school closures?

Would IDEA waivers benefit districts during school closures?

Dive Brief: A provision under the recently passed CARES Act requires the U.S. Department of Education to report to Congress by late April recommendations for waivers needed under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for states to flexibly meet the needs of...
States ease graduation requirements as coronavirus closures extend

States ease graduation requirements as coronavirus closures extend

The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered school buildings across the nation at unprecedented speed, with nearly all states closed through April and a handful extending closures through the end of the academic year. For high schools, the rapidly changing situation has...
Educators continue SEL support during coronavirus closures

Educators continue SEL support during coronavirus closures

Dive Brief: Administrators continue to make social-emotional learning a priority despite the distance due to coronavirus school closures, District Administration reports. Jeffrey Solan, superintendent of Connecticut’s Cheshire Public Schools, and his team of...