special education http://wkms.org en Senate Bill Proposes "Alternative Diploma" for Special Needs Students http://wkms.org/post/senate-bill-proposes-alternative-diploma-special-needs-students <p>A bill creating an alternative diploma for special needs students is one vote away from becoming law.<br /><br /> Senate Bill 43 would apply different core standards to qualified students who would then earn the alternative diploma. Currently, special needs students in Kentucky receive only a certificate when they graduate.<br /><br /> The bill&rsquo;s sponsor, Senator Dennis Parrett, says he&rsquo;s only trying to fix what he views as a problem.<br /> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 20:17:53 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 17010 at http://wkms.org Senate Bill Proposes "Alternative Diploma" for Special Needs Students