POLICY STATEMENT ON INCLUSION

Access Attitude Choice Communication Opportunity Policy U.S. DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION AND HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DRAFT POLICY STATEMENT ON INCLUSION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - May 15, 2015 This year our country proudly celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and the 50th anniversary of Head Start. All three efforts have been transformative in ensuring equal opportunity for all Americans. While tremendous progress has been made, the anniversaries of these laws are cause for reflection on the work that lies ahead. Children with disabilities and t

New HS Principal Speaking to School

OPENING DAY OF HIGH SCHOOL This speech was given by a new H.S. principal in Florida to the students and faculty of our high school: I am your new principal, and honored to be so. There is no greater calling than to teach young people. I would like to apprise you of some important changes coming to our school. I am making these changes because I am convinced that most of the ideas that have dominated public education in America have worked against you, against your teachers and against country. First, this school will no longer honor race or ethnicity. I could not care less if your racial makeup is black, brown, red, yellow or white. I could not care less if your origins are African, Lat

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