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Reopening Texas Schools

Special education students lost crucial help when the pandemic hit. Texas schools are still struggling to restore it.

Ten percent of Texas public school students need special education resources, and many were left stranded when schools closed abruptly in the spring. Educators and parents face challenges again this fall reconnecting kids with the therapists and specialists they need.

Five-year-old Nora gets a hand from her mother, Melissa, as she meets with her new kindergarten class virtually in the famil…
Five-year-old Nora checks out the snack situation during a break in virtual learning in her home in Katy on Monday, Aug. 24,…
Melissa wipes her youngest daughter's face in the family's home in Katy on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020.
Five-year-old Nora meets with her new kindergarten class virtually in her familyís home in Katy on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020.
Melissa and her three children on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020.
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