|09/29/2020 6:32pm||SPED: FAQ related to the provision of IEP services during the pandemic|
|09/25/2020 5:08pm||SPED: September 25, 2020 Zoom Meeting Presentation|
|09/24/2020 3:05pm||SPED: Family Fact Sheet: COVID-19 Compensatory Services and Recovery Support for Students with IEPs During the COVID-19 Pandemic|
|09/23/2020 4:23pm||SPED: Summer 2020 Special Education Services|
This page will provide information for schools about the coronavirus known as COVID-19 and will be updated as additional guidance is available. School districts should also consult the state Department of Public Health's COVID-19 page at www.mass.gov/covid19 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidance for schools.
Baker-Polito Administration Announces Extension of School Closures (March 25, 2019) (schools to remain closed until May 4)
Baker-Polito Administration Announces Emergency Actions to Address COVID-19 (March 15, 2020) (schools to close for three weeks)
Guidance on Retrieving Personal Belongings from School Buildings — Updated June 4, 2020
Commissioner's Weekly Update 3/23/2020 — COVID-19 Updates — Updated March 23, 2020
Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Information on the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
CDC Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Children, Find answers about the risk of children contacting COVID-19, ways to protect children, and symptoms of COVID-19.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) CDC Guidance for Administrators of K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs: Plan, Prepare, and Respond to COVID-19 — Updated March 12, 2020
Department of Homeland Security Pandemic, Helping Children Cope
Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Addressing Biological Hazards That May Impact Students, Staff, and Visitors
REMS Toolbox Contains templates for parent communication letters such as Parent Letter: H1N1 Waterbury Public Schools (Connecticut) and Parent Letters and Posters: H1N1 District of Columbia Public Schools
Content retrieved on 9/30/2020 from: http://www.doe.mass.edu/covid19/.