Special Education

Lawsuit: LAUSD Misappropriated Funds For High-Need StudentsCivil rights groups sued the Los Angeles Unified School District Wednesday, alleging that millions of dollars intended to help low income, foster care and English-learner students were diverted to special education services.
Parents Demand Principal To Step Down For Allegedly Discriminating Against Spanish-Speaking, Special Ed StudentsA crowd picketed and chanted "It's gotta stop, Grady has got to go!" outside John Mack Elementary School Wednesday. They say more than 100 students boycotted the school this week.
Parents Say They're Outraged Special Needs Students Left Out Of High School YearbookJennifer Kastner spoke to parents and school officials at Quartz Hill High School in Lancaster.
Exclusive: Angry Parents Speak Out After Special Needs Students Made To Dig Through Trash For RecyclablesA group of special needs students and their angry parents spoke out in front of the Jurupa Valley School Board about a "humiliating" first day at school where they were made to dig through the dumpster for recyclables.
Family Outraged School Had Students With Special Needs Dig Through Trash For RecyclablesThe family of a special needs student in Jurupa Valley is furious that his school had him and his classmates rummage through the trash for recyclables.
Need For Special Educators Are On The Rise In LAUCLA Extension's Eric Latham says special education teachers in LA learn to become good communicators while experiencing cultural diversity.
Arraignment Postponed For Corona Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With StudentsA Riverside County high school teacher accused of having sex with students on school grounds is expected in court Thursday.
Corona Special Education Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Students On CampusA 31-year-old Corona high school teacher has been accused of having sexual contact with several underage male students on campus.
Advocates Sue To Restore $133M Mental Health ProgramAdvocates have filed a class-action lawsuit against the state over the cutoff of a $133 million program that provided mental health services to more than 20,000 special education students across California.
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