Penny Brock

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Nevada's 'Reading Disabled'

February 10, 2006

Susie's mother called at the end of January two years ago. Her daughter -- in special ed -- was not learning anything.

Susie, a 12-year-old 6th grader, had been in special education since kindergarten -- which she had repeated twice. She had been labeled "learning disabled" by the public school system, but her mother was sure something was wrong. She wanted to know: Could our private school perhaps help her daughter?