Reentry and Recovery Resources

MAAPS Communications

July, 2020

EEC update: resources for child care providers as they reopen, 7/10

June, 2020

maaps update: state eases regulations on reopening day care, camps, 6/16 
maaps update: updated summer guidance, DESE call tomorrow, 6/8
maaps update: EEC's reopening resources, 6/2

May, 2020

Elizabeth Dello Russo Becker, named to DESE Return to School Working Group, 5/15
On the Desktop: DESE Commissioner Riley's update on Return to School Working Group, 5/14
maaps Reentry roadmap summary, 5/13
maaps update: Reentry working group memo, 5/7

DESE Guidance

maaps update: DESE Commssioner's weekly update, food assistance, 7/28
maaps update: DESE Commissioner's Fall guidance on remote learning, arts and PE, 7/27
DESE Special Education Leaders meeting presentation, 7/23
maaps update: DESE Commissioner's guidance on facilities and transportation, 7/23
DESE Commissioner's weekly update, 7/20
DESE Commissioner's 2-step process for district fall reopening, 7/17
On the Desktop: DESE Commissioner announces 2-step process for district fall reopening, 7/17
On the Desktop: DESE Commssioner's guidance on fall reopening and other resources, 7/13
DESE reopening FAQs, 7/10
On the Desktop: DESE Commissioner's additional guidance on fall reopening, 7/10
On the Desktop: DESE Commssioner's guidance on Fall 2020 special education services, 7/9
DESE Guidance on Fall 2020 Special Education Services, 7/9
Commissioner Riley's comprehensive summer school guidance, 7/1
On the Desktop: DESE Commissioner's summer school guidance, 7/1
maaps update: DESE guidance for Fall, 6/24
DESE guidance on summer special education services, 6/7
On the Desktop: DESE Commissioner Riley's message about summer special education services, 6/7
DESE's guidance on required safety supplies for reope'ning school, 6/5
On the Desktop: DESE Commssioner Riley's required safety supplies for reopening schools, 6/5
DESE's initial guidance on summer school, 6/4
On the Desktop: DESE Commissioner Riley's initial guidance on summer school, 6/4

Helpful Links

HRW Alert: Reopening resources, 6/26
maaps update: sample reopening resources from maaps members, 6/24
Education Week: The Socially Distanced School Day, 6/11
California school nurses association recover plan resource in educational settings, 6/4
Heart Association's interim CPR guidelines during COVID-19, 6/4
Education Week video on CDC's guidance on schools reopening, 5/29
New CDC Guidance for Schools, Updated 5/19, 5/21
EdWeek on Masks for Staff, 5/21 
Hirsch Roberts Weinstein update: reopening information for employers, 5/20
Reopening recommendations to DESE, 5/15
Notes from NEASC webinar, 5/15
Schools - decision tree, 5/15
NASN: facemask considerations, 5/7
IIEP-UNESCO: prepare for school reopening, 5/7
EEC - residential health and safety, 5/7
EEC Town Hall - Health and Safety, 5/7
MSNO - outline of return to school post COVID-19, 5/7
California pandemic checklist for LEAs, 5/7
AFT - COVID-19 reopen America's schools, 5/7
Maryland school recovery plan, 5/7
NASN - Interim guidance,role of school nurses, 5/7
NASN - care considerations for school nurses, 5/7

Published Articles:

New York Times article: As the Country Opens, Children with Disabilities Left Behind, 6/17
Southern Regional Education Board: K-12 Education Recovery Task Force
American Academy of Pediatrics
Closing The Schools: Lessons From The 1918–19 U.S. Influenza Pandemic
How six countries are reopening their schools
Washington Post Article on Schools starting back up in various countries.

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