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D.C. Public Schools and Special-Needs Students

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By Jodi Westrick  |  September 28, 2009; 5:46 PM ET  | Category:  Local Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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Useless poll as 'interfere' and 'development' are not defined. The schools are mandated by IDEA to provide support to students with disabilities in a free and public education since 1976 in a general education classroom with appropriate accomodations. Is 'interfering' mandating that students with an IEP take ADD medications or that they get assistance learning to read? Poll is a waste of time and money.

Posted by: tewellmg | September 29, 2009 1:54 PM

If, over the past three decades, our once-great nation had paid 1/10th as much attention to our best and brightest students as we spend on coddling special needs kids, we would still be running the world...

Posted by: jerkhoff | September 29, 2009 4:52 PM

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