A school voucher system doesn't just mean you can choose any school you want your kid to go to. It also means the public education program will be dismantled. Can’t afford private school? Tough.
If your child has an IEP, frame it, then kiss it good-bye.
Does your child require special-education, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology? Tough.
Do you have a job as a para, or teacher's aid? Tough. Teach ESL? Tough.
House Bill 610 bill will defund public schools.
It eliminates the Elementary and Education Act of 1965, which provides equal opportunity in education.
It abolishes the Nutritional Act of 2012 (No Hungry Kids Act) which provides nutritional standards in school breakfast and lunch.
It has no wording protecting Special Needs kids. Not one word.
Please vote NO on House Bill 610 (HR 610)!