special education

Special Education
2:17 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Senate Bill Proposes "Alternative Diploma" for Special Needs Students

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A bill creating an alternative diploma for special needs students is one vote away from becoming law.

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.

The bill’s sponsor, Senator Dennis Parrett, says he’s only trying to fix what he views as a problem.

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