I am saddened by this article and the fact that people are going to read this and think that ALL MPUSD parents feel this way. This could not be farther from the truth. This article and "opinion" ONLY represents a handful of parents. The part that saddens me the most is what "Shanky76" wrote. How dare you use the the R-word in any capacity but let alone as a derogatory term. I am a parent of a beautiful child who has an intellectual disability. I am proud of my child and want the very best for her and I will fight FOR my child. I am more then pleased with the services and supports my child has received in MPUSD. When relocating to the Peninsula I researched the Districts and services available for my child and purposefully choose to live within MPUSD boundaries to access these services. If you truly are so unhappy with the services available to your mainstreamed daughter, than I am one parent that would be happy to see you go! And as far as your comment on the therapist with her own impediment.....wow, isn't that the "pot calling the kettle black". How are you going to feel or think if/when your daughter is ever spoken about in the same manor you have just spoken about this person?
In the current economic status, I applaud MPUSD. My daughter has made incredible progress since we have been here. That progress has been noted by our family and friends. I thank MPUSD and all of the staff that work so hard and deal with parents like you, for continuing to come in day in and day out and dedicate their efforts to improving our children's lives. You should take a second and do the same thing.
In and effort to educate Shanky76 and anyone else, the following is a link to END the R-Word.
and a link to the "r" word campaign.
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