COVID-19 has left many educators and administrators nationwide operating under a rapid response system to make sure learning continuity plans are in place for students. As of March 15, Education Week reports that “at least 64,000 schools are closed, are scheduled to close, or were closed and later reopened, affecting at least 32.5 million students.”  

While the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization offer advice and strategies on how to stay healthy and avoid community spread, below is a list of items for educators to think about in the case of a school closure: 

Check out How K-12 Schools Should Prepare for Coronavirus from the Center for American Progress. It offers detailed information on issues centered on equity, technology, and services for students with disabilities and English Language Learners, and more. 

Full article at National Education Association

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