One of the most critical ways that SCUSD has built this support is by maximizing connections with the business community.
The reform efforts at SCUSD have attracted more than 500 active business partners that are engaged with the schools and students.
The high school reform efforts of CTE leaders and SCUSD are starting to make a difference within the broader workforce development system as well.
The SCUSD argued that "if the child's disabilities are so severe that he or she will receive little or no academic benefit from placement in a regular education class, then mainstreaming may not be appropriate.
The SCUSD did not address "the significant nonacademic benefits a handicapped child may receive from exposure to non-handicapped peers.
The SCUSD argued that if children in a regular classroom are disadvantaged by the presence of the handicapped child, mainstreaming is not appropriate.
CONTACT: Tabitha Kappeler-Hurley of SCUSD
Public Relations, +1-408-423-2019, or cell, +1-408-396-7952, or tkhurley@scusd.
is the 11th largest district in the state, with enrollment of approximately 44,000 students (ADA of 42,254).