Virtual schools are web-based learning initiatives designed to meet the various needs of students. For some students, online learning is a perfect match, for other students the experience can be unsuccessful.
Michigan Virtual School provides online courses for students. These courses vary from traditional semester long courses to fast-track sessions that can be used to catch-up on missed credits so students can graduate on time.
- Supporting Students with Disabilities in K-12 Online and Blended Learning
- Parent Guide to Online Learning
- Accommodations & Accessibility Guidelines
- Online Learner Readiness Checklist
- Strategies for Online Success– an orientation to learning online geared towards preparing students for the transition from taking courses in-person to taking them online.
The Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities has information on making online learning more accessible, engaging, and effective for K-12 learners with disabilities.
Dear Colleague Letter This guidance addresses the supervision responsibilities of states and the applicability of IDEA’s child find provisions to children attending public virtual schools. The letter also clarifies states’ responsibility to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to children with disabilities attending public virtual schools.
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