Dr. Tefera, Anne Holton to review Henrico's special ed program

Dr. Adai Tefera

Adai A. Tefera, Ph.D.

The VCU School of Education's Dr. Adai Tefera, a professor in the Department of Foundations of Education, and Anne Holton, former Virginia Secretary of Education, have been chosen by Henrico County to review its school division's special education programs, according to article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

The article focuses on the case of a 15-year-old diagnosed with severe autism who was granted permission to attend a private school in Henrico for children with autism. The case helps to illustrate some of the challenges that localities face as they struggle to cover the rising cost of special education.

Read the full Times-Dispatch article