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I am the director of our special education program at a Catholic school. I am hoping to clarify in writing to my teachers that any identifying information about a child's special needs should not go on the general education report card. Furthermore, I would like to clarify to them that the child should be graded on his individualized goals.
Yes. But, some of our students are receiving services via ISP services which are provided through proportionate share monies, and some students have 504s. In addition, some of our students transfer to public schools and apply to public high schools. All students in the program have been diagnosed with a disability (no one is allowed into the program just because they are working below average).
(All of our students with ISPs and 504s have been determined eligible for special education services through the local public school. Parents waive the right to an IEP, then we write an ISP.)
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