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Why Schools Usually Say “No!”

02/14/13
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My son is going to middle school. Same district, new school, just blocks apart. His 1:1 (same para for 3 years) has been the best thing that has come into his life ever. We want his para to follow him to middle school. The Special Education Director says this para can not follow him. He […]

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Why “No” May Not Really Mean “No”

07/23/08
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As a parent, have you asked the school to help your child only to have the school dismiss or deny your request? What did you do? Most parents seem to believe that “no” means “no” forever. They give up. Other parents view a “no” from the school in the same light as the denial of […]

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