How will CCUSD support special education students during Fall 2020?
Does SB98 have requirements for Individualized Education Program (IEPs)?
What does SB-98 require for all students?
The school day has new required instructional minutes as follows:
Each student must have a daily live interaction with a teacher (via Zoom, Google Meets, or telephone). School staff must take attendance and document daily student participation.
What is Senate Bill 98 (SB-98)?
What is an Emergency Learning Plan?
SB-98 defines an Emergency Learning Plan as a description of the services in an IEP to be provided under “emergency conditions” in which instruction cannot be delivered in-person for more than 10 school days.
As of June 29, 2020, Emergency Learning Plans must be developed at initial IEPs, or at the next regularly scheduled revision of the IEP.
What has to be included in the Emergency Learning Plan (ELP)?
Is my Distance Learning Plan from Spring 2020 the same as the new Emergency Learning Plan?
During Distance Learning, will students be mainstreamed/included into general education classes?
What is a Prior Written Notice (PWN)?
A Prior Written Notice is a document that provides notice to parents in their native language when a district:
Why is a Prior Written Notice (PWN) necessary for the Emergency Learning Plan?
Will my child's service minutes be reduced in the Emergency Learning Plan?
Your childs’ service minutes (SAI) may be adjusted based on your childs’ individual needs. Case managers will collaborate with families/guardians to determine what each child needs to make progress on IEP goals via distance learning.
Each childs’ schedule will be reviewed to ensure that the total number of minutes meets the requirements of SB-98.
Individual Services (e.g. 1:1) services should align with the area of need identified in the IEP and/or the required instructional minutes for a specific content area.
What if my child cannot participate in distance learning without adult support and really needs in-person services during emergency conditions?
What if my child requires additional services as a result of distance learning but those services are not in their current IEP?
Are parents able to provide input into the Emergency Learning Plan?
Do parents/guardians need to consent to the Emergency Learning Plan
What if I don’t agree with the changes in the Emergency Learning Plan
If you do not agree or consent to the changes in the plan, discuss your concerns with your case manager.
Request a virtual IEP meeting to discuss the Emergency Learning Plan with your IEP team.
Will annual IEPs be held during this period of distance learning?
What if I had an IEP meeting postponed during the school closure? Will it be rescheduled?