*UPDATE*-EVENT CANCELED- If you can’t stand the Heat, don’t open up the kitchen??**
If you haven’t already please, read the UYJ article: Special Ed Warehousing: Special Education Means No Education for Many Youth Of Color
Seattle Public Schools – Community Conversations with ELL and Special Education Directors
Thu, March 15, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where @ Washington Middle School
In the Seattle Public School District, Native American (25.6%), Black (18.2%) and Latino (19.3%) students are overrepresented in K-12 special education. (Seattle Public Schools Data Profile: District Summary REA/SISO – 2011)
Black students overall barely outperform Special Education students overall in Reading/Math test scores. (SPS District Scorecard 2010-2011)
You can’t make this stuff up.
Where's the Accountability?
This should be good.