The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) understands that guidance can change quickly as information evolves. Resources and updates on Special Education information can be found here. All manner of publications and bulletins for families and providers is housed at that location.
DPI frequently updates its COVID-19 webpage to reflect the current situation with this novel coronavirus being monitored by the CDC.
A recently published Bulletin on Additional Services due to Extended School Closures was issued in May. The Special Education Team regularly updates its Extended School Closure Due to COVID-19 Special Education Question and Answer Document regarding the impact on students with IEPs. (Updated 5/21/2020)
The department has recorded a presentation to help develop a greater understanding, particularly for families, of guidance issued to date in response to challenges facing school communities as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic. In particular, the presentation focuses on the guidance contained in the Extended School Closure Due to COVID-19 Special Education Question and Answer Document.