Special Education 2018-2019

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Editorial: Don’t Criticize Public Officials for Merely Noting How Much Special Education Costs

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Board of Finance Chairman Jon Zagrodzky is being criticized by some parents of Darien special education students who imply that he’s attacking special education spending. The accusations are exaggerated, sometimes inaccurate and occasionally nonsense. Readers can see that for themselves in the excerpt of his speech we’ve published at the bottom, and compare that with what the letters said. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Special Education Legal Fund Started to Help Families Navigate Special Ed

Special Education Legal Fund Christine Lai Ulrika Drinkall
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The moment parents hear the word disability associated with their child, time stops. Or so it seems.

But just as emotion saps their reserves, the challenges they face are just setting in and, in fact, time is flying. Parents do not have the luxury of taking time to process this overwhelming news. Instead, they have to adapt and learn and keep pace with the changes that come and the subsequent special education landscape they face. (more…) Continue Reading →

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