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Aug. 31, 2020: Special Education In The Pandemic; Honoring Civil Rights Leaders

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Jenny Brundin/CPR News
An empty bank of computers at Grant Beacon Middle School in Denver. School officials would like to ensure every child has access to a computer device and the internet at home in case schools must return to remote learning or a hybrid model.

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The pandemic has meant big adjustments for students who need special education services, as well as for the teachers and parents who work with them. Then, telecom companies are being asked to provide help for kids without internet access. And, the killing of two Latino men in Longmont 40 years ago that led to a civil rights movement.