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Browsing: School Choice
There is never one cure-all for complex societal problems like poverty or morally, economically and emotionally untethered children. The first thing is to recognize the problem for what it is. The numbers make that easy.
Principal Julieane Cook of St. Martini Lutheran School on Milwaukee’s south side takes time out twice a day from her administrative duties for “sensory breaks” – where she works with special needs students because no additional staff or resources are available. Private school principals and administrators say in a Badger Institute survey that many special needs children in private schools are left behind because of inequitable allocation of federal resources. Click on the News tab at the top of the page to read the story.
Special needs students are left behind because of inequitable allocation of federal resources, administrators say in survey
The special education voucher program will help a small but deserving group of kids who repeatedly have been denied the opportunities available to their non-disabled peers.
There is strong public support for special needs vouchers: 62% of Wisconsin residents support such a program, according to a WPRI poll.
The system is performing so poorly that major changes, not just tweaks, are needed.
The last thing Wisconsin and the WIAA need are state lawmakers or the governor (of either party) calling the shots in high school sports.
It is counterproductive to force school districts to rebrand a popular district-option while the state expands the competitive atmosphere of K-12 education.