IEPs altered to reflect distance learning service changes, but at cost to schools

When schools closed to in-person learning in the spring, some individualized supports for students with disabilities were easily transitioned to remote or virtual learning. But other services were harder to adapt to new learning formats due to the specific interventions that require physical or behavioral supports and other intensive services.

To help all students with disabilities, schools are looking at the most important document in special education and a requirement under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)  a student’s individualized education program (IEP). These documents are being scrutinized and, in many cases, altered or expanded in order to reflect pandemic realities of how best to replicate in-person services to full or hybrid virtual learning approaches.

IEP reviews ensure students with disabilities receive the services they are legally entitled to even during this public health crisis, but it’s also an undertaking that is daunting and difficult, say special

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Online Alcohol Safety Education Program Available at No Cost for High School Students in Florida, Texas, and New York

– Digital course helps students make better choices about alcohol safety and gives teachers additional e-learning resources during COVID-19 –

The Youth Alcohol Awareness and Education Foundation, Inc.—established by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits to fund programs that support alcohol safety and underage drinking prevention—today announced the AlcoholEdu for High School online curriculum is now available at no cost for all public and private high schools in Miami-Dade and Broward counties in Florida, Dallas and Collin counties in Texas, and Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, and Richmond counties in New York for the 2020-2021 school year. After successfully launching the program in South Florida in 2017 and then Dallas in 2019, the Youth Alcohol Awareness and Education Foundation is proud to further expand the AlcoholEdu for High School program into New York for this latest school year. The program will be available in these three markets for the next

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Child Care Centers Provided Young Students A Safe Place To Learn Online. Michigan Won’t Cover The Cost.

From Chalkbeat Detroit:


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By Koby Levin Sep 22, 2020, 6:31pm EDT

Two weeks into the school year, Monique Snyder had to tell a dozen working parents that they would have to find somewhere else for their children to learn online.

Like many child care providers in the Detroit area, Snyder has opened her centers to young K-12 students whose classrooms remained closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. But Snyder learned this month that the state won’t subsidize care during the school day for children from low-income families.

She told desperate parents that they would have to pay her out of pocket or find another place for their children to learn.

“It was horrible,” said Snyder, whose business is already in danger of closing due to the pandemic. “The biggest question they kept asking me was, ‘What am I supposed to do?’ And I literally did

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The High Cost of a Free College Education


Barbara Kelley

American colleges and universities will experience greater demand for lower tuition rates in the years ahead, as the coronavirus reshapes the U.S. higher-education system and more students access learning online.

Nonetheless, I respectfully disagree with Daniel Pianko’s assertion that the winning university of the future will be the one that drops its tuition rates the lowest, simply because many students value the on-campus college experience—and are willing to pay for it after the pandemic subsides (“Free Market Can Deliver Free College,” op-ed, Sept. 22).

Meanwhile, remarkable lectures, several from the nation’s top schools, are available on YouTube free of charge.

Alexander J. Bortone

Pensacola, Fla.

Fundamentally, education cannot be free. The time and energy required in education and the associated opportunity costs of lost income or leisure make it impossible for someone to obtain a free education. Indeed, these opportunity costs

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Nursing Education Market Size 2020: Growth Analysis by Top Manufacturers Sales, Consumption Volume, Cost Structures Forecast 2025

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Sep 18, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry.”

“Nursing Education Market” growth report offers a remarkable study focusing on the current market strategy to overcome with sustainable areas of development. Industry top-vendors, specialized development structure, emerging opportunities and Nursing Education market dynamics are highlights of this report. Regional growth 2020 to 2025, production (upstream and downstream), and revenue estimates are also discussed in Nursing Education market report.

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The global Nursing Education market size is expected to gain market growth in the forecast period of 2020 to 2025, with a CAGR of 3.2% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2025 and will expected to reach USD 10280 million by 2025, from USD 9073.4 million in 2019.

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