NWNews | By Austin JenkinsPublished May 23, 2022 at 2:12 PM PDT
Some parents with kids in crisis in Washington are making a heart wrenching decision. They’re sending their children to out-of-state therapeutic boarding schools. And taxpayers are picking up the tab. While these are outlier cases, they highlight ongoing gaps in in-state services — gaps that were laid bare during the COVID pandemic.
Cedar Law’s founding partner Lara Hruska speaks to this complicated topic and the tough decisions districts and families have to make when a student’s needs are too great to be served in-district or in-state.
Read or listen to the article here on NW News Network.