The State of Illinois caps the number of high needs learners who share the attention of a single special education teacher.
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.
But those rules could soon be repealed.
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.
FARNSWORTH: “My name is George Farnsworth.”