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Why We Have to Stand Up

I will explain my passion to those that don't know me or don't understand me. I had never been an activist. I had never been political. I had been raised to do what I was told and to trust people in charge. My son is autistic. He went to a wonderful school in Illinois that did all that they could for him. My husband and I wanted to move back to KC. That is where we grew up. My husband interviewed every school district in the area. We wanted Jake to go to the right school. We picked Lee's Summit because we bought all of the bullshit that they sold us. I told them that the school in Illinois felt that Jake would not do well in a large classroom. They told me that they were the experts and that they knew best. I believed them. I bought into it all. I never questioned them or educated myself. After all, I was a housewife and they were educated people. At the age of 13 my son came home and said, "Your life would have been better if I had never been born." I pray that no…

Don't Let Your Legislators Do This To You and Your Disabled Child

This is what my district is sending out to their patrons. They want the citizens of this city to protect them from lawsuits. Unfortunately, most people don't research this and believe all that they are told. I have a better idea. Do your jobs and you won't have to worry about it. They also state that at there are less discrimination suits in Kansas. If the suits are valid we shouldn't be trying to do away with them. We should not be discriminating.
Feb. 9, 2017
Dear Friend of Lee's Summit R-7 Schools,
Would you consider contacting your state elected officials in support of Senate Bill 43?
Bill modifies the burden of proof for school districts and other employers in discrimination lawsuits
Lee’s Summit R-7 officials are urging our area’s Missouri General Assembly senators and representatives to support Senate Bill 43, modifying the law relating to unlawful discrimination. A Feb. 8 story on KSHB Channel 41 highlights concerns about the current laws in Missouri which re…

Missouri House Ready to Roll Back Civil Rights Protection – Martin City Telegraph

Missouri House Ready to Roll Back Civil Rights Protection – Martin City Telegraph



If Missouri Senate Bill 43 passes it will be easier for school districts to discriminate against students with disabilities. Let that sink in.

Lee's Summit mother frustrated school doesn't alert parents about lice - KSHB.com 41 Action News

Lee's Summit mother frustrated school doesn't alert parents about lice - KSHB.com 41 Action News