Special Education

Pandemic Resources from 50Can

  • John Hopkins School of Education Dean Christopher Morphew and Bloomberg School of Public Health Vice Dean Josh Sharfstein are out with a new reportstating that there is an urgent need to reopen schools in the fall.
  • RAND released a new toolkit for schools and teachers to assess the degree to which students are taking ownership of distance learning and to determine the best steps forward to support them.
  • Excel in Ed launched a resource guide for special education, featuring parent-recommended policy ideas around distance learning to be considered by state and district leaders.
  • Education Week interviewed experts and leading educators to compile a portrait of what schools will look like when they reopen.
  • The Data Quality Campaign has a new poll of parents and teachers out, with a stark headline: they want far more data and better support to help students during Covid-19.
  • NCTQ is out with a new publication, The Four Pillars to Reading Success, featuring policy recommendations for advocates and elected officials.
  • Google announced a new initiative, Teach From Home, with a vast collection of resources to aid remote teaching and learning.