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Parents Concerned COVID-19 Related School Shutdowns Leave Disabled Students Behind

Schools across the U.S. are scrambling to find new ways to provide remote instruction to students with disabilities as instruction moves online amid the coronavirus pandemic. Schools are creating online lessons and looking for ways to provide physical therapy over video conference. But some schools say parents ultimately will have to play a big part in their children’s schooling. The…

Every Student Succeeds Act Replaces No Child Left Behind Act

Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday announced he has established a state implementation committee for the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA replaces the No Child Left Behind Act, and was signed into law on December 10, 2015. The legislation shifts the power of education from the federal government and returns power and control to the states to determine best practices…