Teacher vacations one reason to close schools in New Mexico | #specialneeds | #kids

Schools in Rio Rancho, Santa Fe and Hobbs also scaled back existing in-person learning programs because of anticipated staffing concerns starting next week. “I’m really disappointed that any worker — health care workers, first responders, educators — are traveling,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said Thursday. “You put your whole community, your whole family at extreme…

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DOE data impacted by pandemic | #specialneeds | #kids

HONOLULU — The state Department of Education shared its 2019-20 Strive HI Performance System results at the state Board of Education meeting Thursday. Due to the unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, all states sought and received waivers from federally required standardized testing as well as associated accountability, school identification…

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Coronavirus pandemic creating particular challenges for children with special needs | #specialneeds | #kids

Pandemic impact on special needs children The pandemic is challenging young people everywhere – especially children with special needs. FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – The coronavirus pandemic and remote learning has been hard on all families, but especially those with special needs.  Nineteen-year-old Jacob Varghese was born with Down Syndrome. He…

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Unicorn Children’s Foundation Celebrates 26th Birthday Bash with Free Virtual Event – Boca Raton’s Most Reliable News Source | #specialneeds | #kids

Ryan Ulbrich – Unicorn Children’s Foundation Board Member celebrating with his VVIP Party Package  Boca Raton, FL – On Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 4pm, The Unicorn Children’s Foundation will celebrate its 26th Birthday Bash with a FREE 1 hour virtual event.  Proceeds of the event will support the “Sponsor…

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