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 students with disabilities during coronavirus-related closures.¬†Under current law, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy […]
These 4 strategies can help school leaders avoid IDEA lawsuits

These 4 strategies can help school leaders avoid IDEA lawsuits

Routinely changing federal guidance, spotty oversight and tight budgets can leave education leaders feeling stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to serving students with disabilities.  While administrators think their schools could be doing more to...