Today’s special education system was shaped five decades ago, when parents fought for disabled children’s right to learn.
Special Education: The 50-Year Fight for the Right to Learn
Producer: Michal Kranz
Sr. Producer: Karen M. Sughrue
Editor: Heru Muharrar
With schools disrupted during the pandemic, students entitled to special education services faced daunting obstacles. The right to a free and appropriate public education was hard won 50 years ago by parents whose children were often denied the right to go to school at all.Transcript
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