Integrated learning community takes shape in Calif. district

06/23/2013 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

As part of the Los Angeles Unified School District's "integrated learning community" initiative, some students who have attended schools that have served only students with disabilities could be moved back to traditional schools, where they will receive services onsite. Some parents have expressed concerns about the plan. However, district officials have defended the decision. "Special education shouldn't be a place; it should be access to programs," said Sharyn Howell, executive director of L.A. Unified's special-education division.

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