Higher standards and college and career readiness for disabled students.

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These are the faces of the guys who are now taking away alternate assessments for disabled children. College and career readiness comes first, don’tya know. Children who have already been struggling with everyday tasks are being told if they just try harder, they too can be ready for a career at age 6.

Where is the outrage?

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Do you ever feel like you’re waking each day to see what the evil villain will come up with next to hurt your child?

Heads up. More pain for special needs students ahead.

This is what Sen. Alexander pushed for.

NEW regulations under ESEA effective September 21, 2015 – States are no longer authorized to define modified academic achievement standards and develop alternate assessments based on those modified academic achievement standards for eligible students with disabilities.

http://www.noticeandcomment.com/Improving-the-Academic-Achievement-of-the-Disadvantaged-Assistance-to-States-for-the-Education-of-Children-fn-292468.aspx.

Every day we say enough is enough. And the hits keep coming.

http://www.disabilityscoop.com/2015/08/24/new-rule-ends-modified-tests/20589/.

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2015/08/duncan-magical-one-size-fits-all-test.html?m=1

Be sure to bring an educational advocate to every IEP meeting. Hold on to the few rights you have left, this should prove to be a wild ride.

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