By Jackie Burrell
Tuesday, October 14th, 2008 at 6:01 am in Schools.
A Washington high school is teaching special education students about responsibility by assigning them janitorial duties. A district spokeswoman told the Tacoma News-Tribune it was simply a transition to vocational training, and that the program included recycling and yard work. But Puyallup High School dad Bernie Dalien, whose son is in the special ed program, said his daughter saw special ed kids wiping down cafeteria tables and – wait for it – picking up garbage, including condoms and cigarette stubs, with their bare hands.
And we’re left wondering, what kind of vocational training is this? Your thoughts?