These nine steps can help your district meet the needs of students, ensure compliance with legal requirements, and strengthen relationships with parents, thereby reducing the possibility of future legal challenges and improving the long-term quality of education for students with disabilities.  

This article shares:

  • Why minimizing non-compliance during school closures is crucial, and why waiting to take action may have significant consequences
  • Nine steps your district should take⁠—starting now—to mitigate the need for compensatory services to be made up next fall
  • A timeline to guide your process that shares how to get started this spring, what to do over the summer to set your district up for success, and how to manage and refine implementation in the fall