March 13, 2020, will be a day I will never forget. Fast forward two years later, and - while we still do not know what the future will hold - we can take comfort in knowing that we can get through anything together.
Yesterday, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona published a letter to parents and educators reviewing the rights of students with disabilities in accordance with the latest COVID-19 framework published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
On Thursday, the Biden Administration released a fact sheet, “Administration Announces New Actions to Address the Needs of People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Response to and Recovery from COVID-19.
The U.S. Department of Education has released a new resource outlining how to use American Rescue Plan and other federal resources to implement short- and long-term strategies to address teacher shortages.
This week, the U.S. Department of Education announced that every state education agency’s plans for the use of American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School funds were approved before the end of 2021.
This week, Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona issued a letter to schools and districts explicitly stating that COVID-related stimulus funds can be used to support the workforce and address the serious teacher and staffing shortages nationwide.
Last week, the U.S. Department of Education announced two new initiatives that will help state and local entities utilize American Rescue Plan funds to address the impact of lost instructional time on students’ social, emotional, mental, and academic well-being.