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Do Special-Ed Students Need ‘Special’ Teachers? Not According to Arizona’s SB 1317

| February 15, 2017
Do Special-Ed Students Need ‘Special’ Teachers? Not According to Arizona’s SB 1317

Imagine going to a doctor, learning you have brain damage, and being referred to a general practitioner instead of a neurologist.

That’s exactly what state lawmakers are proposing to do with special education, said one Phoenix mother when she learned of a bill working its way though the Arizona Senate.

The bill, SB 1317, would qualify any teacher with a credential to instruct “special-ed” children, kids with learning or physical disabilities.

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