By the time schools open in late August, officials hope to have put behind them five years of problems and complaints related to the city’s inability to provide an adequate and equal education to students with emotional and behavioral problems.
They expect to have chosen by then one of several bidders interested in taking over the duties of managing and providing services to those students.
Over the past five years, at least four formal complaints — from parents, state agencies and child advocacy groups — have been lodged against the city school system over its special education program. As a result, the program has changed locations, each time seeking to make changes to solve a long list of problems.
read more at Hartford: New Hope For Troubled Special Education Program – Courant.com.
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