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OSEP Policy Support Documents

  Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities

The Department released a supplemental fact sheet clarifying that federal law should not be used to prevent schools from offering distance learning opportunities to all students, including students with disabilities. This supplemental fact sheet from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) explains that as a school district takes necessary steps to address the health, safety, and well-being of all its students and staff, educators can use distance learning opportunities to serve all students.
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