During the state-mandated school closures, what if my child receives services in a nonpublic school?

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All schools in Maryland are closed by the State Superintendent of Education, including physical buildings for nonpublic schools. Most nonpublic schools, however, are implementing a continuity of learning plan for students enrolled in their schools. The nonpublic school staff should contact you as they seek your input about what a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) will look like for your child in light of this unusual closure and your child’s circumstances. They are expected to collaborate with the HCPSS case manager in the Department of Special Education as necessary to ensure continuity of services to students with disabilities. Please reach out to your nonpublic case manager as well as your HCPSS Department of Special Education contact if you have further questions.