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Why Not

I am a husband, father, son, brother, uncle and friend. I believe in sharing my talents and experiences by giving back to the community by giving my time to coaching, church and especially to the disability community. I truly believe that all men and women are created equally.

Reprint of Why "No" to Special Needs Vouchers Part 3

 My continued reprints of why I do not support the Special Needs Voucher Bill

http://www.southmilwaukeenow.com/blogs/communityblogs/125386198.html

Are Schools Covered by IDEA (Individual with Disabilities Education Act)

http://idea.ed.gov/

 

Are schools required to provide Special Education?

Open Enrollment and Charter Schools: Yes

Voucher Schools: No

 

Are schools required to develop a child's IEP (Individualized Education Program)?

Open Enrollment and Charter Schools: Yes

Voucher Schools: No

 

Are Schools required to measure a student's progress?

Open Enrollment and Charter Schools: Students' progress is evaluated when they participate in annual district-wide standardized testing and when their IEP teams meet for evaluations and reevaluations.

Voucher Schools: Students' progress is evaluated when they participate in annual standardized testing.

 

Are children entitled to learn in the least restrictive environment?http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Least_Restrictive_Environment

Open Enrollment and Charter Schools: Yes

Voucher Schools: No

 

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