We can do better to protect students in special ed. Start with using the data.
Slapped. Pushed. Jerked by their hair. Pinched with clothespins. The cases of abuse in West Virginia’s special education classrooms are jaw-dropping — stunningly violent and cruel. It’s no wonder why a growing number of parents are afraid to send their children with disabilities to school. It makes you wonder what has to happen to make […]
Another child maltreatment case in WV has made national news. And nothing will come of it.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Kanawha County deputies forced their way into a barn in Sissonville and found two teenagers locked inside a 20-by-14 foot room. They had no way to exit the barn on their own, no running water, no bathroom and were deprived of basic necessities. Inside the house, deputies found a […]