A Pennsylvania appeals court says a special education teacher shouldn’t have been fired for hanging an “I abuse animals” sign around the neck of an autistic, mentally challenged 14-year-old who hit a goat during a petting zoo field trip.
Gov. Corbett Attends Ceremonial Signing Of Bill Seeking To Improve How Special Ed Funds Are Distributed
The bill unanimously passed both the state House and Senate earlier this year and was signed by Governor Corbett in April.
When it comes to extra-curricular sports, the benefits often extend beyond the playing field. Now, the government wants to make sure all students have equal access to social and health benefits, cultivated through athletics.
As the number of students in special education classes swells, some educators question whether the children have legitimate disabilities, or they are failing or unruly for other reasons.