Texas Education Agency Refuses to Monitor County’s Alternative Special Ed Schools Directly

What happened to Evan Johnson triggered a state investigation, exposing what some call a loophole in how state administrators keep an eye on some special needs students in Harris County.

By Laura IsenseeAugust 24, 2018 9:30 am, , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Ever since Evan Johnson was 3 years old, he’s attended public schools in the Cy-Fair Independent School District, northwest of Houston.

Now, he’s a tall and lanky 21-year-old, with a creative streak and a passion for trains.

That changed last fall, when Cy-Fair district administrators told his mother, Melissa Johnson, that he’d be better served somewhere else.

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