Absence policy may affect many students in special education

05/26/2010 | Issaquah Press (Wash.)

A new policy to curb student absenteeism in one Washington state school district may affect a disproportionate number of students with special needs, who may regularly miss school for medical, therapy or other appointments. "We want our kids at school," the district's special-education director said. "We are pleased to have our parents work with us. If there are special circumstances, we will consider those on an individual basis."

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