Special Education

Provision of Services to Students with Disabilities During Statewide School Closures Due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak in New York State

The Board of Regents and the New York State Education Department (NYSED) continue to work with our partners at the state, local, and federal levels to keep school leaders, educators and parents/guardians informed as the Coronavirus pandemic evolves.  The Office of Special Education is providing the following Covid-19 related guidance specific to students with disabilities.  Additional resources are available on NYSED's Coronavirus website.  You are encouraged to visit these webpages frequently for the latest updates.

Guidance from NYSED’s Office of Special Education


Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education



Last Updated: October 27, 2020