Coronavirus and Schools: Failing Virtual Learners

The firm is asked: what is a district to do with students that are failing online learning during the coronavirus closure?

Coronavirus and Schools: Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

The firm shares legal considerations that must be considered for schools planning a virtual graduation ceremony.

Coronavirus and Schools: Clearing the Evaluation and Reevaluation Backlog - A Recommended Triage

The firm shares some thoughts on clearing the backlog of evaluations and reevaluations while managing ongoing referrals and reevaluations when schools reopen after the coronavirus closure.

Coronavirus and Schools: Virtual Baselines

The firm is asked whether a baseline for an IEP can be obtained virtually during the coronavirus closure.

Coronavirus and Schools: Communications with Parents Concerning Virtual ESY (Follow Up)

A school that already communicated with parents on a possible ESY during the coronavirus closure asks the firm to review its outreach to make sure all necessary information was included.

Coronavirus and Schools: More on Graduation of Students with Disabilities

The firm offers advice for those seeking guidance concerning graduation of students with disabilities, and if these students are entitled to compensatory services once schools re-open after the coronavirus closure.

Coronavirus and Schools: Communications with Parents Concerning Virtual ESY

To get an idea of staffing and other issues, a district wishes to send a letter to parents asking if they are interested in ESY after the coronavirus closure. How does the firm suggest they proceed?

Coronavirus and Schools: : Compensatory Services, Part 1 - Some Documents

During the coronavirus closure, questions have arisen concerning compensatory services after schools reopen. The firm provides answers and helpful documents.

Coronavirus and Schools: Virtual Prom Activities

The firm is asked: Are there legal considerations for schools hosting virtual proms during the coronavirus closure?

Coronavirus and Schools: e-Signatures

The firm answers: are there any pitfalls to using electronic signatures on Special Ed, gifted ed, and 504 docs during the coronavirus closure?