As a nation we are filled with many questions in the face of yet another horrific tragedy caused by a devastating school shooting in Florida yesterday. This is the 18th school shooting so far this year, which claimed 17 lives in a single attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's Day 2018.
Many parents want their child to be transported to and from school. They advocate for such at their child's IEP meeting, and are told no by school districts. Why? Transportation is a related service under the Individuals With Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA). As such, there are certain standards associated with getting transportation.