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When I learned that the Eastern Carver County School District’s Attendance Area Task Force included in their recommendation a proposal that would move my son to another school, it was like the district had punched me in the gut. Pain, shock, and the force of the blow left me gasping. It has taken nearly two weeks of meetings, emails and review of the available information to even begin catching my breath.

My son has a disability, and as a result has a greater than average need for accommodation to assure him an education. Because of that, and the inability of the closest elementary school (a five-minute walk from our home) to support him, my wife and I reluctantly agreed to enroll our son eight miles away at Carver Elementary in their AIM program.