Special ed expenses and questions continue

Unbudgeted expenses continue to pile up on Darien Schools as the district works to fix a complex web of problems in its special education program.
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Some demand state take severe action against schools

It was a bittersweet moment for many on all sides of the special education situation when the state reported on July 18 that Darien violated state and federal laws. Continue reading

Complaint against schools gains steam

Another piece of potential evidence has surfaced claiming special needs children in Darien Schools are not being given a proper education under the law.

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Darien schools accused of violating special ed kids’ rights

Ask and you shall receive.

Except when it comes to getting information about special education program changes in Darien, according to at least 18 parents who filed a complaint against the district with the state Department of Education, urging an unprecedented halt of state and federal money to the public schools because of “the extent of wrongdoing and violations of the rights of students with disabilities.”

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