After nine months of COVID-19 shutdowns, schools across the U.S. remain a combination of in-person, remote and hybrid teaching models. Education experts say in-person instruction is a critical part of a child’s development, especially for students with disabilities. Nebraska Commissioner of Education Dr. Matthew Blomstedt is the president of the Council of Chief State School officers and is a national advocate for special needs education. Soledad O’Brien speaks with him about the risks versus the benefits of a return to the classroom for the families of students with disabilities. 

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