A big huge thank you to Steve Newton for writing this. I knew Steve was writing this, which is why I haven’t delved into the standards-based IEP controversy lately. I also knew Steve could do it greater justice than I ever could. Upon reading Steve’s post, I’m wondering what it’s really for. Read on and formulate your own opinion. After your done, check out some of Steve’s other articles at http://newtonfor22ndstaterep.blogspot.com/2014/10/doe-dont-hold-us-to-same-standards-we.html
DOE: Don’t hold us to the same standards we hold the schools
In 2012 DOE applied for a grant to improve Special Education outcomes in Delaware.
What DOE told the Feds was that not enough kids on IEPs were passing DCAS…
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