The bill, which became law June 30, allows up to $6,000 a year in tax credits to help pay for private education and therapy for children with special needs.
My daughter Ava is nearly 5 years old. At this point, we’ve had plenty of encounters with ignorance and thoughtlessness. And, at this point, it takes a lot to phase me. I have seen and heard it all.
However, today was a first. Surprisingly, perhaps.
Today, before my eyes, Ava encountered pure meanness.
“She was not in her right mind. She had completely snapped,” says mother.
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When a new generation of tests—the common-core assessments—is unveiled in a few years, they will have accommodations for most students with disabilities built right in.