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The Top 10 COVID-19 Questions Answered for Schools

John B. Comegno II, JD
1 Hour 55 Minutes
Mar 27, 2020
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This recording, presented by nationally-recognized school law practitioner, litigator, and law professor, John B. Comegno II, Esq., will explore and provide practical and concrete answers for school administrators, special educators and teachers navigating new legal dilemmas during the present COVID-19 school closures. The discussion will review current USDOE direction and guidance, relevant law, as well as best practices. 


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John B. Comegno, II, Esquire, is recognized nationally as a leading school law practitioner and lecturer, representing public and independent schools, as well as education vendors, throughout the country. John has litigated hundreds of IDEA and Section 504 cases. In addition to his practice, John serves as an adjunct professor of law, and lectures to and consults with educational professionals across the country. His Special Education, Section 504, and COVID-19 webinars have been viewed by tens of thousands of educators in all 50 states. His engaging and entertaining delivery, always advancing educational best practices, is widely sought for convention keynotes, professional conferences, and in-school professional development.


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Financial: John B. Comegno II maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: John B. Comegno II is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Burlington County Bar Association, and the Camden County Bar Association.


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Top 10 COVID-19 Questions

  1. Are schools required to implement IEPs and provide FAPE during school closures?
  2. Do students need to receive 180 days of instruction?
  3. Are states required to administer federal assessments?
  4. May schools lay-off part-time/hourly/daily employees who are not currently working?
  5. Are schools required to pay stipends?
  6. May schools video/audio record lessons?
  7. Are schools required to notify staff and community regarding COVID-19 positive cases?
  8. How do schools evaluate remote instruction teacher effectiveness?
  9. Are timelines frozen during the closures?
  10. How do schools continue to support student mental health?

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Teachers
  • School Guidance Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • School Administrators
  • Educational Paraprofessionals
  • Nurses
  • Other Helping Professionals that work with children


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