Wisconsin’s special ed system: High stress, sparse state funding

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Wisconsin’s special ed system: High stress, sparse state funding


Berenice Lopez Sanchez and her 6-year-old son Armando are relatively new to the special education quagmire parents and their children face as they navigate a complex set of state and federal mandates. Sanchez says she is frustrated that her son cannot receive services primarily in Spanish at his Green Bay school. (Lea Kopke/Press Times)

From the time she wakes up in the morning until the time she goes to bed at night, Green Bay parent Denise Seibert’s life centers around her son, Tyler. At just 2 weeks old, Tyler was diagnosed with fragile X syndrome, a genetic condition that causes a range of developmental problems, including learning disabilities and cognitive impairment.

 

 


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