Schools Struggle to Educate Students With Disabilities Amid Pandemic – US News & World Report

Apr 15, 2020

“The reality is that most likely whenever kids go back to school after the coronavirus, there is going to be regression for all kids,” Miriam Rollin, director of the Education Civil Rights Alliance, says. “But the problem is kids with disabilities are starting further behind and they’re likely to regress even more. That’s why it’s such a moral and legal imperative to make sure schools are doing everything possible.”[…]

“Am I going to say there won’t be any lawsuits if schools try and don’t get it done,” Rollin asks. “No, I’m not going to say that. But what I am going to say is the best strategy to avoid liability is to do their best.”

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