It’s time for a change. Let’s make it happen Delaware!
One of my favorite movies of all time is To Kill A Mockingbird. Way before I was involved in matters with special education, I found this movie to be a true picture of society. Even now. Everyone assumes the African-American special needs man was the one to commit a murder. People called this person different names back then, but political correctness has changed the label, but not the stereotypes.
I look at what is going on in Wilmington, with the school to prison pipeline. Way too many of our youth are exposed to violent crimes, and many of them feel there is now way out. When did we allow this to happen? How many of these students may have special needs that have never been identified or diagnosed? Who is to blame? The schools? The parents? The students? Maybe it is a combination of all three. We seem to have…
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