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on Jul 8, 2013
This is a private school, but our local schools pay $32K for our students to attend. Hmm. Unfortunately, we need this school because our high schools have failed miserably at supporting special education within their schools.
Special ed/resource is the stepchild of education, with high school funds being preferentially spent on more important academic endeavors such as sports. Too often,I saw state money allocated for special education mysteriously disappear into general funds.
This is exciting news for parents whose children struggle in mainstream classrooms. My stepson attended The Russell Bede school in San Mateo for elementary school and it was fantastic. (www.russellbedeschool.org) We hoped we'd find something equally good for high school, but never did.
Unfortunately, many parents aren't aware of what is available for their children with learning differences and few resources for support. SEPTAR-Special education PTA of Redwood City provides wonderful support and is a great resource for parents. This is the time to raise awareness for equality and INCLUSION.
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