Why Schools Usually Say “No!”

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 will have a few different paras at his new school. Can we get around this? When parents ask for a specific service or person, schools usually say “No.” They don’t want to be in the position of doing what a parent asks, even when the …Read more