I caught the last maybe 5-10 minutes,and they were saying something about tax dollars paying for special needs kids as well as autistic kids to go to a private school?! I hope I heard that wrong. If I am right,than why do they get such special treatments,where there parents don't need to work to send them to private schools? Why do parents of normal children need to work 2 sometimes 3 jobs to pay tuition to a private school, if they don't? Aren't all kids special enough to get handouts for private school?
Asked by Anonymous at 6:54 PM on Jun. 22, 2009 in General Parenting
Answer by Anonymous at 1:37 PM on Jun. 23, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 6:58 PM on Jun. 22, 2009
"Aren't all kids special enough to get handouts for private school?" in some areas, yes, any child can get a voucher to go to private school. There are also private school scholarships that "typical" students can apply for....
For my child, the county did pay for 3 years at a private special needs school. In order for the school system to get all the equipment and specialists on staff at the regular school to handle special needs students, they would spend a LOT more money then they would just sending them to a school that is already equipped to handle them.
My DD has now graduated back to the public school system.
Answer by VeronicaLee at 6:59 PM on Jun. 22, 2009
Answer by Desi2Sweet at 7:00 PM on Jun. 22, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:00 PM on Jun. 22, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:01 PM on Jun. 22, 2009
Answer by Dom123123 at 7:05 PM on Jun. 22, 2009
watch the seven minute video on the challenged child website and you'll have a better idea of what a private school (for special needs) already has to offer versus sending these children to school that would have to BUY all of this for one or two children. It makes sense that these children are going to schools that have what they need.
Please watch this video: http://www.challengedchild.org/video2.html
Answer by VeronicaLee at 7:05 PM on Jun. 22, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:14 PM on Jun. 22, 2009
Answer by VeronicaLee at 7:18 PM on Jun. 22, 2009