There is so much misinformation flying around as it relates to charter schools and their servicing of students with disabilities. In this The 74 article, former Nashvillian Izzy Ortega sets the record straight.
“Rhonda Clark and Savoy Key are Aspire parents who live in very different parts of the country but share the knowledge of what it’s like to raise a child with special needs. For Clark, a mother in Memphis, a public charter school was exactly the right fit for her son with autism and behavioral issues. She remembers the lack of attention her son received in his traditional public school and the frustration she felt as administrators and educators told her she was overreacting to her son’s behavioral and academic struggles.”