California School Dashboard – Students with Disabilities – 2018

California’s school dashboard for 2018 hides as much as it shows. Students with disabilities are present, but hidden (some would say “separate, but unequal). The following is the “Students with Disabilities” dashboard for California as a whole. It is taken directly from the main state summary (I’ve clicked on all the links and done a… Read More

You did it! $7.65 Million for Special Needs Kids*

Better education is critical for special needs kids. In California, fewer than 15% of all special needs kids (12.5 percent of the student population – over 300,000 students) are performing at or above grade level (studies estimate that 80 percent or more children with disabilities could perform at or above grade level – a gap… Read More

San Mateo Foster City School District Board Meeting – December 6, 2018

Old business Disproportionate Suspensions for Students with Disabilities (S1 -March 2018) Easy bathroom access for changing disabled students to stop interfering with education time (S2 – September 2018). UPDATED 15 November 2018 – Question – when will temporary and permanent fixes be put in place? Lack of full support from contracted para-educators who don’t provide changing… Read More