Asian Pacific Awareness Committee serves as safe space

Asian Pacific Awareness Committee serves as safe space

The Asian Pacific Awareness Committee/Asian Pacific American Community (APAC) is Webster’s organization for students of Asian heritage (and those interested in the civil rights of Asian Americans).
According to APAC president and senior Zoe Delay, the main missions of the committee are to “…serve as a place for the Asian population of WGHS to connect and support each other” as well as “…fight bias surrounding the Asian-American community.” Continue reading Asian Pacific Awareness Committee serves as safe space

Congresswoman supports special education

Congresswoman supports special education

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), first passed in 1975, according to Understood.org, is a federal law that “requires schools to serve the needs of eligible students with disabilities.”Over the years, there have been cases in which the application of IDEA by schools has fallen short. One such case was worked through this year in Southwest Missouri.According to an article in the Joplin Globe, the Bronaugh school district in Bronaugh, MO, was “found to be out of compliance with federal laws.” Continue reading Congresswoman supports special education