Online class restricts Berkeley school district special education, alternative school programs

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Sydney Chang/Staff
Berkeley Unified School District's special education and alternative school programs have suffered greatly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Virtual instruction methods have made Berkeley Technology Academy and Berkeley Independent Study, two different programs within the school district that serve students who need greater flexibility and teacher attention, lack resources they would have with in-person instruction.

Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, educators at alternative high schools and special education programs have adapted their teaching methods due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which also rendered key services inaccessible for students.
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