District is accused of falling short on students with special needs

Children with disabilities are not being properly included in general classrooms by Tennessee's Knox County school district, say some parents. They charge that the district has stalled on Individualized Education Program evaluations and not met federally mandated standards of inclusive education. District officials have defended their practices in evaluating and placing children with special needs, and the district has been praised by other parents.

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