At first I was in Southern California, in Orange County. Then I was in Marietta, Ga. Then we came back to Cali. I ended up in one of the first Charter Schools in the state for HS, which allowed me to take classes at the local JC, because I had more than enough units to graduate early but I preferred to get a head start on college while in HS. I know I would ha ve been a major PIA if I had been allowed to be bored for long.
Also, would like to add, when I was in school we were getting Laotian refugees. These kids were pulled out of class, maybe an hour a day (one period), for English language classes, otherwise they were in regular classes. On average, it took them about 6 weeks, to learn enough English to learn, communicate with their teachers and classmates, and be functional within the school. Two sisters, I remember well, both ended up becoming cheerleaders and one of them was class president. This was the second year they attended my school, that they managed these feats, and they had arrived the middle of the previous
Are you being facetious?
I don't see why anyone has to be discriminated against, just placed properly. As I recall from my old school days, "special needs" kids went to "special needs" classes or had "special aids." Meanwhile, kids, like my daughter, were tested out and given more challenging work, not left to stare at the walls and wait. When I