children only shifts the burden of failure to them. Perhaps a better
label under which academic underachievers might be placed is "teaching
disabled." This term more adequately describes the situation. We
are not faced with children who cannot learn, but with children who
need instruction somewhat different
from that provided in regular classrooms. These children can learn;
it is teaching that needs modification."
"In a child's life, EVERYONE IS ACCOUNTABLE."
1999 Children's Mental Health Week Theme