Know Your Rights in Distance Learning

Are you confused about contingency learning plans? Emergency plans? Whether assessments are happening now? Are students still entitled to a Free and Appropriate Public Education? Many of us have had questions about whether and to what extent the school district is required to fulfill its obligations to our students with IEPs and 504 Plans duringContinue reading “Know Your Rights in Distance Learning”

Para Support in Remote Learning, Part 2

Are you tearing your hair out, wishing that the Albany Unified School District would provide better paraeducator support to your students in remote learning? We wrote to you last week asking for your ideas on how AUSD could/should be deploying paraeducators to help students remotely. Since then, we have developed a fairly robust list ofContinue reading “Para Support in Remote Learning, Part 2”

Para Support in Remote Learning

Is your student getting an appropriate level of support from their paraeducator (also known as “paras” or “aides”) in the remote learning format? Many students are not. The Albany Disability Squad’s steering committee would like to create a work group to focus on ways the school district should be using paras in remote learning. TheContinue reading “Para Support in Remote Learning”