Two New Jersey towns, Rutherford and Secaucus, are five miles apart. Students with autism in Rutherford have gotten far more in-person instruction.
With relatively low virus rates, the city faces a dilemma over a return to in-person instruction.
Teachers find themselves at the heart of the national crisis — responsible not just for children’s education and well-being, but also for essential child care as parents struggle to get back to work.
For special-needs students, trying to return to the classroom, or just staying at home, presents a new set of challenges.
Disciplinary action is often needless and discriminatory. The patchwork of in-person and virtual schooling is making things worse.
Missing social contacts and altered routines, disturbed sleep and eating habits can be particularly intense for the kids with developmental challenges.
The Michigan teenager has been in a juvenile detention facility since May after she violated probation terms by skipping her school’s remote-learning coursework.
The kids who most need social interaction this summer won’t be getting it.
Your child may have setbacks during the school shutdown. But remember, schools will open again at some point and help get things back on track.
When children help with the education of a brother or sister with special needs, the outcomes are often good for both.
Remote learning has proved challenging for students who need intensive one-on-one guidance.
Parents and educators have embarked on a desperate scramble to avoid dire academic outcomes for some of the city’s most vulnerable students.