One of the casualties in the school choice deal Governor Scott Walker seems to be okay with was his plan to allow up to 5% of special needs students take part in school choice. This story highlights why that provision was important. There is a process of situations like this, but in this case the parents feel that process has failed their child.
I don't know what happened in this case but the parents would love to have an option right now. And this story illustrates the "big picture" of vouchers. Even in schools not deemed failing there can be children trapped in a bad situation. Ultimately