The Newark Charter School admission policy has hit a new low. They are not allowing a child with developmental disabilities apply to the school for Kindergarten because she will be six years old when she enters Kindergarten next August. Newark Charter School will have their lottery this coming Monday, February 8th at 6pm.
The parents’ daughter has an extremely rare disability called radioulnar synostosis that impacts her fine motor skills and limits the use of her hands and arms. According to Boston Children’s Hospital, this disability is defined as: Congenital radioulnar synostosis is a rare congenital difference in which there’s an abnormal bony or soft tissue connection between the two bones of the forearm—the radius and the ulna. This disability is so rare, only 400 cases have been reported worldwide.
Her parents made a choice, at the recommendation of her pre-school, to keep her there another year. According to…
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