By Joce Sterman, Daniela Molina, Jon Decker, Jamie Grey, Justine Arens, Yelta Reyna, Hannah Lorenzo, Samantha Latson, Lizzie Wright and Lauren Truex
The law allows states to create their own special education policies based on the federal IDEA framework. As a result, there are varying policies and parents are left trying to navigate complicated systems.
Assistant Principal Andrea Linder says the found the idea on Facebook and she thought it would be a perfect way to honor teachers after all of the hard work they went through during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s time to determine which superintendent candidates for the Belvidere School District will make the grade. District 100 leaders talk about the goals and challenges that come with finding the new “head of the class” in the City of Murals.
According to the Educator’s School Safety Network, threats across the country spiked 62 percent between 2017 and 2018. Law enforcement leaders say many of the threats are made through social media where they spread rapidly.
Despite some initial reports saying an 8th grader at the school was allegedly duct-taped by a teacher, the police department says there were no violations of local ordinances or state law that occurred.
The new law requires content available on any third-party online curriculum service used in all public and private K-12 schools to be WCAG 2.1 compliant and readily accessible to individuals with disabilities starting August 1, 2022.
The outbreaks reported by the department include those that have been identified by the school’s local health department to have at least two COVID-19 cases among people who may have a shared exposure on school grounds and come from different households.
The oversight agencies’ recommendation came on the same day a federal judge ruled Indiana University can require its students and employees to get vaccinated before returning to campus for fall classes.