Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility New Education Guidance Aims to Help Schools Better Support Students with Disabilities - The Latest National Disability News
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
spot_img
Html code here! Replace this with any non empty raw html code and that's it.

New Education Guidance Aims to Help Schools Better Support Students with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education announced the release of new guidance from its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS). This guidance is intended to help public elementary and secondary schools fulfill their responsibilities to meet the needs of students with disabilities and avoid the discriminatory use of student discipline.

These newly released resources are the most comprehensive guidance on the civil rights of students with disabilities concerning student discipline and build on the Department’s continued efforts to support students and schools through pandemic recovery.

The new resources include:

The guidance makes clear that schools do not need to choose between complying with Section 504 and IDEA and keeping their school community—including students and staff—safe.

All these documents can be found on the Department’s School Climate and Student Discipline Resources website.

Is this new guidance helpful for your family and/or your student with disabilities? Share with AmeriDisability on FacebookTwitterInstagram and LinkedIn

Related Articles

Stay Connected

0FansLike
0FollowersFollow
1,595FollowersFollow
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest Articles