It Takes A Village

This post is about just one of the situations that can arise when the full weight and resources of a over-reactive school district are unjustly Hillary_ItTakesAVillagebrought to bear to marginalize a student, particularly a young child.  This portion of the last paragraph seems to summarize it best:

My wife and I have degrees in neuroscience, psychiatry, and psychology.  We have the means and the leverage to go to experts and to the courts.  But even with all that leverage, we still barely saved our son from a system that couldn’t grasp the disability it was dealing with.  How many families and children get ground up by that system?  If our experience is any guide, parents should be vigilant, and if something doesn’t seem right, always stand up for your child.

The entire article, HERE, is fairly long, but well written and illuminating.