So, schools are closed for the remainder of the academic year…what about special education services?
Q & A: Navigating special education issues in the COVID-19 pandemic. Q1) Does the CARES Act waive civil rights for students with disabilities? A: No, it does not. Currently, no such waivers are in place. To obtain a waiver, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would have to obtain approval from Congress. Q2) Are scheduled Individual Education Plans (IEPs) automatically cancelled because schools are closed? A: No. The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights has issue