Special Education Guidance for COVID-19

This page contains guidance and resources related to special education for students with disabilities for Arizona’s public education agencies (districts, charters, state institutions, and secure care schools) as they navigate the COVID-19 response. The situation around COVID-19 is rapidly changing, so please continue to check this page for updates and guidance.

For general information and resources regarding COVID-19, please see the Guidance to Schools on COVID-19 webpage.

This page was last updated on May 28th, 2020, at 4:00 PM.


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Special Education Questions and Answers

Questions in this section have been submitted to ADE/ESS or were determined as areas of need. Answers to questions are based on current guidance from federal and state agencies. For PEA-specific guidance, please consult the legal counsel of your entity. Q & A have been date stamped and will be continuously updated.

PDF Document of questions and answers below. Last updated on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 10:45 AM.


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