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Special Education Services FAQs
Strategy courses, or direct services classes, will meet two hours per week in a whole group setting. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to meet another hour per week in small groups and/or one-on-one with the instructor for additional support. Co-taught courses will remain asynchronous, except for regular check-ins with students. Synchronous small group and/or one-on-one instruction will be provided each week to students with IEPs to support academic needs for the co-taught course the student is enrolled in.
Yes. Those students enrolled in Strategies classes will attend live lessons two times per week. Attendance will be tracked; students that do not attend will be moved from the course to a regular education equivalent.
Yes. Strategy classes are based on grade level standards and use grade level curriculum. These classes also prepare students for the EOC exams in Algebra I and English II.
Data will be collected through work samples and tracked on a spreadsheet. District liaisons will have access to this spreadsheet with the student’s current progress towards goal completion throughout the semester.
The home district will be responsible for maintaining the IEP.
No. Launch teachers will provide information regarding current academic performance and baseline information for goal areas in writing.
These students will have mild to moderate disabilities, with goals in reading, written expression, math or executive functioning.
There is no additional cost.
Current openings are limited for Strategies courses. We expect to have a waiting list and hope to grow the program in the future by adding additional sections, along with courses in grades 6-8.