What’s New In Schools

Special Education in a Pandemic

As we think about the upcoming school year, it is important to remember that special education is designed to meet the unique needs of the individual student. Schools will need to be flexible and sensitive to family circumstances. Being creative and working collaboratively with families will help to ensure student success.

Please click the links below to review some helpful documents for these unique circumstances:

Special Education in a Pandemic
Decision Making Checklist for Virtual or At-Home Learning
Academic Supports For Students With Disabilities
Improving The Quality Of Distance And Blended Learning
COVID-19 and Students with Disabilities (NV Dept. of Education)
Educación Especial En Una Pandemia
Distance Learning: 8 Tips to Help Your Child Learn at Home
Connecting Kids
Connecting Kids (En Español)
What Parents Are Saying

School District Reopening Plans

As school administrators make plans for students to begin school in the Fall, each district will send their proposal for approval to the Nevada Department of Education. These plans are to be submitted in July, and must contain a variety of options to help schools react to these uncertain times. Parents may want to check out the plan in their district to understand options and re-entry plans. Please click the links below to review these:

Updated 08/17/20

Nevada Homeschooling

Nevada Law (NRS 392.070) provides for a waiver of compulsory attendance laws. For more information about this option Nevada families have, please visit the links below:

Nevada Private Schools

Private schooling is also an option Nevada families have to educate their children. For more information on these options, please visit the links below:

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