Susan Morse: How Texas Can Help All Special Needs Students

Susan MorseTexas Law Prof. Susan Morse penned a new opinion piece about safe harbors for DallasNews, the online presence of The Dallas Morning News, in response to a widely-read and much-discussed article by Brian M. Rosenthal for the Houston Chronicle. That story, “Denied: How Texas keeps thousands of children out of special education,” examined the role of the Texas Education Agency in driving Texas school districts to bring the number of special needs students being served to a “benchmark” of just 8.5%. But was the TEA wrong to insist on such an aggressive number? The facts aren’t necessarily clear.

Read Prof. Morse’s essay in DallasNews.