Friday, February 12, 2010
A teacher I know discovered an ISS student sitting in his mainstream class with an IEP that clearly did not include any main steam classes. The teacher investigated the situation, found out the child was misplaced and insisted the child be removed. The school complied by altering the IEP to allow mainstreaming in this particular area. Is this legal? And, more importantly, is it morally correct to place a student in a class she is not prepared to pass and quite possibly incapable of understanding? Who is allowed to make these decisions?