The Connecticut State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education (BSE), recently issued the following guidance and related documents:

  1. A memorandum titled Continued Educational Opportunities and Special Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic — Update #1 (dated April 24, 2020) (the “April 24th Update”);
  2. Model templates (Parent Communication Record, Student Continued Education Opportunity Plan, and Service Record) to be used in connection with continued learning opportunities during COVID-19 school closures; and
  3. Guidance for Children Turning Three During the COVID-19 Health Emergency (dated April 23, 2020).


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