In 2015, Mississippi enacted the Equal Opportunity for Students with Special Needs Program, creating education savings accounts for parents of special-needs students. The ESA program allows these parents to use a percentage of the money allotted for their children at traditional public schools on education alternatives instead.
Controversy continues to rage over whether foods from plants modified with molecular genetic engineering techniques should have to be labeled as such. The battle has been fought for years in the media, Congress, state legislatures, federal courts and through referendum issues. Most mandatory-labeling proposals have failed, and none is currently in effect–for good reason: They fail every test–scientific, economic, legal and common sense. That hasn’t prevented the more ignorant and ideological legislators from continuing to try.
Do you know a child with an individualized education plan (IEP)? You may know one and not even realize it, and if our education system were organized correctly, every child would have an IEP.
TweetCall it the televised debate Al Gore has been avoiding for years. Last week, as Gore hosted another 24-hour televised snooze-fest, meteorologist Anthony Watts launched WUWT-TV (Watt’s Up With That[…]