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Old 07-11-2020, 04:34 PM
 
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I think teachers and school staff are at risk. Most have family and elderly parents to care for at home. That is a huge concern for school employees. A certain population of SPED students-- especially the medically fragile, cannot cover up their face when sneezing. They require breathing treatments twice a day during class. I know of two (high risk due to age) teachers who are set to retire if their school doesn't go remote learning. Other SPED students with behaviors challenges - as hard as we have tried to teach them- will never grasp the concept of washing hands, or distancing themselves from others. The problem with addressing the needs of these students, is that they have an IEP or a 504 plan that by law needs to be met--therefore, they need their SPED teacher. How to reconcile the need for these students and at the same time address the teacher's safety concern...

(I mostly work in a campus that only serves all levels of SPED students)

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