Audience members may have felt like they had their heads on a swivel as the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee, or SEPAC, asked dozens of questions from the front of the Board of Education meeting room and members of the Board of Education and Superintendent Stephen Falcone answered from the back.
Members of SEPAC, which consists of special education parent representatives from each of the schools, Council of Darien School Parents and the out-of-district children, started the meeting by posing questions to the Board of Education regarding the committee that will appoint the independent person to oversee special education in the 2013-14 school year.
Throughout the course of the meeting, which lasted for nearly two hours, revealed many questions to answers the members put forward. However, there were still instances in which the Board of Education and Falcone were not able to provide concrete information because they did not have all the necessary information as of yet to give an informed statement.
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