Education Guidances In Response to COVID-19

Federal Guidance

Secretary DeVos Reiterates Learning Must Continue for All Students, Declines to Seek Congressional Waivers to FAPE, LRE Requirements of IDEA  April 27, 2020

(See Complete REPORT TO CONGRESS OF U.S. SECRETARY OF EDUCATION BETSY DEVOS) April 27, 2020

Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities March 21, 2020

Fact Sheet: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Schools While Protecting the Civil Rights of Students March 16, 2020 

Questions And Answers On Providing Services To Children With Disabilities During The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak March 2020 March

Illinois State Board of Education Guidance

Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois State Board of Education Joint Guidance Regarding COVID-19 and School Graduation Ceremonies

Mandatory Suspension of In-Person Instruction Guidance for Illinois Schools and School Districts

Provisional Identification1 and Placement Procedures2 During Remote Learning Situations Grades Pre-K to 12

Frequently Asked Questions for Special Education During Remote Learning April 20, 2020

Remote Learning Recommendations

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-Multilingual Language  page 21

-Special education and Related Services are on page 30.

Mandatory Statewide School Closure Per Executive Order 2020-05 Special Education Guidance for  Illinois Schools and Local Education Agencies (LEAs)