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Sunday, May 18, 2008

Girl's fear of school costs district thousands

A Pennsylvania girl suffers from "School Phobia." As a result, her local school district has spent state compensatory education funds on her to help her get an education despite her disability. There are a few interesting tidbits in the article... It seems she is able to attend a boarding school... Her mother opts not to homeschool her because mom thinks she can't help her with math & science. (To which I say, "and how is that worse than what she gets now?!"

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