The Bridgeway team.
I am writing on behalf of my son Noah, he is a 12 year old grade 7 student at the Truro location of Bridgeway Academy. Noah is in his 3rd year at Bridgeway, and has come so far with the support he receives on a continual basis. As a parent not only do I see the accomplishments he has made in the classroom, however the improved sense of self-worth and new found self-esteem.
Going from a school where he struggled on a daily basis with his academics, which in turn led to frustration and complete discouragement. Noah now leaves his school day with a sense of pride and ease. He spent more time being frustrated than he did learning. He had wonderful teachers in the public system, however their resources were so terribly limited that no amount of time they spent with him could even touch the experience he has had thus far at Bridgeway.
It is completely unjust for so many children to struggle with their education. How will they ever move on in life and become productive members of society if they can’t have the support they so deserve right now. Our children have the right to a proper education, whatever their needs may be. When the answer is so obviously sitting in front of them , how can the government blatantly ignore the answer to this growing problem? If it boils down to cost, would it not make sense to provide children with a learning disability the proper education now, opposed to paying for it later.