High Schools

Education Matters: San Dieguito’s watershed moment

Watching San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) parents rise up in defense of their children and fight back against the unfair placement of the district’s Adult Transition Program (ATP) was electrifying and inspirational.

After so many years of inaction and unfulfilled promises, parents had finally had it.

Sometimes it takes a near-riot to be heard by intransigent government agencies used to doing things on their own and in their own way.

At the July 28 ATP forum, parents directly addressed SDUHSD Superintendent Eric Dill and unloaded their pent-up frustrations. The special needs of this student population were finally noticed, but it should never have come to...