Save our Special Needs School!

Brad Lupi
Brad Lupi 234 Comments
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Secret Ravine School partners with the schools throughout the county to serve students with varying disabilities from three to age 22. Secret Ravine School houses students in three separate buildings, Secret Ravine School, Sierra Vista School and Onorato Educational Center. Secret Ravine School serves the Severe Multiple Disabilities and Behavior Intensive students high school through age 22. Sierra Vista School serves the Emotionally Disturbed students 4th grade through high school. Onorato Educational Center serves the Severe Multiple Disabilities students ages 3 through 15.

These schools are specifically designed for the special children with all of the right equipment and adaptive play structures. Parents drive happily, from all over Placer County so that their children can enjoy a safe school specialized for them.

Recently, the parents were sent home with a letter stating that Placer County Office of Education has decided to sell their school to a local school with overcrowding and that the children's school would not be replaced. The children will be split up to local regular schools that are not specially designed for their medical needs. The parents are extremely worried and want to save the school for their very special children.


Please help sign this petition to show local support for them. Please help send a message that the county should build a new school for the growing community and not take the only special school these kids have in the area. Please Help!


We plan to read your comments at the board meeting this Thursday to make your voice heard.

  • Maria Piscopo
    Maria Piscopo Canada, Mississauga
    Feb 10, 2017
    Feb 10, 2017
    My stepson has autism and requires full ABA programs and so do the children in his class. Disability doesn't just go away. They must have more rights because they have special needs!
  • Rochelle Culver
    Rochelle Culver United States, Glenwood
    Feb 10, 2017
    Feb 10, 2017
    Our children are out future even the ones with special needs. Let us be able to reach them through teaching them in school.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Feb 06, 2017
    Feb 06, 2017
    These kids deserve a quality education that includes everything that they require and need. Those in charge need to make every decision for these kids as if their children were in this special needs school with special needs friends.
  • Anna
    Anna United States, Ft Mitchell
    Feb 03, 2017
    Feb 03, 2017
    Education should be adapted for the strugglers, not the strugglers adapted to the education...
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