"Kurt Kondrich, a special education advocate from Pittsburgh, was there with his family. His 10-year-old daughter Chloe has Down syndrome and receives special education services.
“I have a lot of hopes because it’s bipartisan. This is a bipartisan issue and when you invest in children and you invest early, it always yields a positive return,” Kondrich said.
Kondrich said he and other parents will work hard to make sure legislators do the right thing for their kids. “That’s why we’re here as parents and advocates. We have to make sure our voices are heard,” Kondrich said. “I want legislators to dream about our kids.”