Category Archives: special education

School children are pawns in the governor’s game

  This being an election year, Gov. Abbott is playing a game of deception with the voters, and Texas’ vulnerable school children are the pawns. Actually, he has been playing a version of this game during his entire term, but … Continue reading

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Abbott talks tough while passing the buck on special education

  Give Gov. Abbott some credit…but not too much. When the need arises, he can talk tough, especially on the eve of a reelection campaign. But most of the issues that cross the governor’s desk require more than talk, and … Continue reading

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Gov. Abbott clueless on special ed needs

  Parents of special education children who have been denied needed services in public schools may be hoping that Gov. Greg Abbott will lead the way to a solution. They better think again. Abbott finally made some public comments on … Continue reading

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Neglected special ed kids are the victims of elections

  Elections can have devastating consequences, and I am not talking about Donald Trump. I am talking about the tens of thousands of Texas children who have not been getting the special education services to which they are legally entitled … Continue reading

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