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Destroying public education

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BE INFORMED: House Bill 610  DISMANTLES the public education program! The bill will effectively start the school voucher  system and the defunding process of public schools.   The Bill also abolishes the Nutritional Act of 2012 (No Hungry Kids Act). .If your child has an IEP (individual education plan for students with special needs), kiss it goodbye.  if you’re a special education teacher, physical therapist, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, a para, a teacher’s aid, or an ESL (English as a second language) teacher, you’ll go first.The bill has no wording whatsoever protecting Special Needs kids, no mention of IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), and FAPE (Free Appropriate Public Education).Please call your representative and ask him/her to vote NO on House Bill 610 (HR 610) introduced by three Republican reps.!

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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