“I didn’t see any evidence of curriculum being taught”

When Jami Visaya, a special education teacher for 15 years, first entered her classroom at Northwest SOIL in Redmond, she says it was an empty room — no desks, no chairs, no learning materials. Without support or resources, she left after 18 months. (Lauren Frohne, Ramon Dompor & Taylor Blatchford / The Seattle Times)