In an October 7 piece, The 74 Million shared Senior Policy Director Wendy Tucker’s concerns about disproportionate discipline of students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Parents (and Lawyers) Say Distance Learning Failed Too Many Special Education Students. As Fall Approaches, Families Wonder If Their Children Will Lose Another School Year
On July 29, 2020, The 74 Million published a piece quoting Senior Policy Director Wendy Tucker that highlighted the difficulties that many families have faced in getting educational services for their children with disabilities during the pandemic.
On July 17, 2020, Lauren Morando Rhim spoke to Newsy about the challenges of remote learning for students with disabilities.
On July 8, 2020, THE Journal published an article highlighting a Back to School Facilities Toolkit created by Brooklyn Laboratory Charter Schools with input from the Center.
On July 8, 2020, EdWeek posted a story about the challenge of transportation to school for students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Center’s Wendy Tucker provided background information for this article.
On June 24, RealClear Education published an op-ed by the Center’s Policy Director, Simone Hall, on the intersection of Blackness, disability, and policing in the public education system.
On May 13, EdSource wrote about Senate Democrats’ request for the inclusion of $12 billion in IDEA funding in the next coronavirus stimulus bill, and Senior Policy Director Wendy Tucker weighed in.
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.
On May 1, the Huffington Post reported on New Jersey guidance forbidding districts from requiring parents of students with disabilities to sign waivers before receiving services during COVID-19, citing Paul O’Neill’s op-ed on the topic.
On May 12, FSG featured an interview with Lauren Morando Rhim in a piece about organizations working to support students with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.