Complaint filed against Waukesha 
for lack of gifted program
Parents say school district not meeting state mandate

By JOE PETRIE - GM Today Staff 

February 14, 2008

WAUKESHA - Parents of gifted and talent students in the Waukesha School District filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Wednesday because they said schools are failing to fulfill the mandate to serve these students.



The complaint has muddied the waters surrounding district program and service reductions because if the DPI finds the district isnít meeting the needs of gifted students, the district may be forced to reinstate some positions that have been cut in the last year.

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This story appeared in The Freeman on February 14, 2008.