NEW PALTZ, N.Y. — The New Paltz school district has pushed back the resumption of in-person instruction by at least a week while it deals with new requirements from the state Education Department about teaching students with disabilities.
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According to a letter sent to parents Thursday and posted on the district’s website Friday, revised language by the state mandates that individuals who teach or co-teach students with disabilities must be on site when the students are there. Before that language was released, the district agreed to allow teachers with high-risk circumstances may teach remotely.
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