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Parents Cry Foul Over Special Education Transfers - featured July 12, 2011

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[Source: The Disability Scoop]

A group of parents is accusing the Philadelphia schools of illegally shuffling kids with disabilities from one school to another. Now, they’re taking their case to federal court.

Under a Philadelphia School District policy, all students with autism are routinely moved to new schools after third and fifth grade. That’s because the district’s autism support classes are only available at select schools, none of which have the special classes for all grade levels.

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Tags: News of the Week Special Education Newsletter 15 July 2011