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Georgia Special Needs Scholarship

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Parent Perceptions Of The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship, Charity C. Roberts Jan 2012

Parent Perceptions Of The Georgia Special Needs Scholarship, Charity C. Roberts

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Author's abstract: The purpose of this study was to understand both contributors and barriers to use of the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship (SB10). Although SB10 was designed to offer parental choice of schools for students with disabilities, it has diminished the capacity of parents to access due process granted through IDEA. Perspectives in this study were provided by parents who chose to rescind their child's participation in the voucher program and parents who continued to access the voucher. Analysis of the lived experiences of parents of students with disabilities in Georgia revealed both similar and diverse experiences, perceptions and concerns …