Mary Farnsworth http://wuis.org en Advocates For Disabled Fight Special Ed Rule Change Proposals http://wuis.org/post/advocates-disabled-fight-special-ed-rule-change-proposals <p>The State of Illinois caps the number of high needs learners who share the attention of a single special education teacher.</p><p>For the past decade, there has also been a limit on how many children with disabilities can be placed in what are known as “general education” public school classrooms.</p><p>But those rules could soon be repealed.</p><p>The mother of a young man with autism has joined advocates for the disabled who say the proposed change has to do more with cost-savings than with properly educating kids.</p><p></p><p><em>FARNSWORTH: “My name is George Farnsworth.”</em></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 20:00:44 +0000 Peter Gray 2784 at http://wuis.org Advocates For Disabled Fight Special Ed Rule Change Proposals