SPAN Executive Co-Director, Debra Jennings, was quoted in a Chalkbeat article on issues facing special education in Newark’s schools.

 “These programs are created, and then there’s more of an emphasis of putting children into these programs than figuring out a transition out of these programs and making them more inclusive.”

Check out what Superintendent Roger León is working on to improve services for Newark students with disabilities, and read Jennings’ comment on current efforts to improve inclusion and the overrepresentation of black boys in special education.

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