May 13
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Educating Students with Disabilities During COVID-19: Civil Rights Endure and Authorizers Must Lead

On May 13, the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) published a guest blog by Wendy Tucker about how charter school authorizers can pitch in to support students with disabilities during COVID-19. 

A crisis is not the time to roll back civil rights. It’s the time to roll up our sleeves and get to work.

As COVID-19 swept across the world, the sudden reality of locked school buildings and millions of educators and children shuttered at home shocked our education system in ways we never imagined. As schools continue to adjust to distance learning, one of the biggest challenges is how to appropriately and effectively educate students with disabilities, with all their varied needs, in this new environment.

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