At a town hall meeting yesterday in Paramus, NJ Gov. Chris Christie shared his thoughts on autism education. Christie says he’ll be working with the Commissioner of Education to try to create an autism-specific school in every county.
NJ.com reports Christie’s approach is a way to equalize education opportunities and cut costs in districts. Rather than individual schools trying to implement autism programs, or have parents seeking out the best districts, Christie’s plan calls for every county to have a school specifically designed to teach autistic students.
Feed the Feed: Does this plan marginalize students with other learning needs?