Special education

Schools open in-person learning for some special education students
Schools open in-person learning for some special education students
Some families of special education students have said that their children have not been doing well, academically or socially, with distance learning. Students who usually receive in-person services such as physical or occupational therapy cannot meet with therapists in person, while paraprofessionals who usually work with a child in person have to conduct one-to-one sessions electronically. 
Back to school needs greater for special education students
Back to school needs greater for special education students
On Friday, July 31, the district released details for special education students, including an in-person schedule for three-to-four hours per day, five days per week. But some parents have questioned if the plan, which would have special needs students learning in person from self-contained classes, offers enough services for special needs children, adheres to safety measures, and does not put undue pressure on the families.
Reports find students of color, special ed more likely to be suspended in Montclair
Reports find students of color, special ed more likely to be suspended in Montclair
By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Students of color and special education students, especially boys, are disproportionately more likely to be suspended or reported for discipline issues in Montclair’s schools. Those were some of the findings in Montclair’s violence/vandalism and suspension reports, both of which were presented during the Wednesday, Jan. 10, board ...

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