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Special Education Resource Hub: What Families & Students Need to Know this Year

The impacts of COVID-19 and the uncertainty we all face is stressful. We at the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) know families have a lot of questions as we start this new school year. OSSE cares about and is committed to every student in DC, especially students with disabilities. We want to help parents and families of students with disabilities get answers to their questions. The resources below are for families whose child:

To see a list of terms and definitions that may be helpful as you learn more to support your child, visit this resource from DC’s Office of the Student Advocate.

Who is OSSE? We are the state education agency for DC. This means we monitor and support DC public schools in following federal and local laws. While OSSE has a lot of resources and guidance for schools, your school will have the most information about their plans for this school year. You can always contact your school directly with questions. School directory and contact information can be found here:

Learn more about OSSE's Roadmap for Accelerating Academic Outcomes for Students with Disabilities.

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