Special Education Classes Can Be Held In-Person this Summer
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order allowing necessary special education to take place in-person this summer.
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The transition to remote learning can be uniquely difficult for students with special needs, which may have played a role in Cuomo’s decision.
You can keep up with Cuomo’s decisions through his daily press briefings, and stay informed on the latest numbers in New York to help you make decisions for your family this summer. Going out will introduce more risk than staying home. If you think you’ve been exposed to coronavirus, especially if you’ve been to crowded areas or to a recent protest, New York has more than 750 testing sites where you can get tested quickly and easily. Visit the Department of Health’s website for more information.
Need ideas for how to have summer fun at home when your kids are done with summer school sessions? Source inspiration from these 25 tips for recreating classic summer experiences in your own backyard, check out these examples of playground equipment for kids of all ages, and make sure you brush up on safety tips for going in pools and visiting beaches. This summer will look a little different than normal, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun!
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