Categories: Opinion

‘All Kids Back in School,’ Says Murphy–Except for Kids With Disabilities Because ‘That’s Too Hard’

The State Board should revisit this important issue and set a more nuanced policy. One important element of such a policy would be to involve student Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams to weigh in on what is appropriate and to consider what sorts of accommodations could be made to allow students with IEPs to participate safely in instruction in school buildings. New Jersey can and must do better and it starts by listening to the families on the ground who are being impacted and don’t want to be left in the virtual basement.

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