*CANCELED*ACTION ALERT – SEATTLE -Thu, March 15, 6:00pm – 7:30pm- Community Conversations with Seattle Public Schools ELL and Special Education Directors *CANCELED

*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)

Seattle Public Schools Data Profile: District Summary REA/SISO – 2011

English Language Learners proficiency on State Math and Reading Tests is at 30%–for both.

You can’t make this stuff up.

Where's the Accountability?

This should be good.