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Special Education Funding

Joy Resmovits

3 Ways Districts Can Pay For Special Education Students: Report | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

With the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act floating in legislative limbo, a conservative think tank is providing states and school districts...

Study: Reducing Special Education Staff Could Save Districts $10 Billion Collectively

Posted 09.05.2012 | Education

A study released Wednesday by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute has found that if high-spending public school districts reduced their special education ...

Mandate Relief Needed for Special Education in New York

Elizabeth Lynam | Posted 01.07.2012 | New York
Elizabeth Lynam

It will be impossible to curb school spending to the extent required by fiscal realities without addressing the significant and rapidly increasing expenditures for special education.

Detroit In Compliance With Special Education Mandates For The First Time In 4 Years

Posted 12.06.2011 | Education

Detroit Public Schools is in compliance with state and federal mandates for its Special Education evaluation system for the first time since 2007, DPS...

Millions Of Public Education Dollars - For Swordfish, Golf And Booze

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

Massachusetts' state auditor is calling for sweeping reform of oversight and financial accountability for the state's 30 special education agencies af...

Cutting Special Education Spending Gets Easier For Districts

Education Week | Nirvi Shah | Posted 10.31.2011 | Education

School districts that want to reduce special education spending from one year to the next without restoring what was cut now have the blessing of the ...

South Carolina Could Lose $111 Million In Funding For Special Education

Education Week | Nirvi Shah | Posted 08.25.2011 | Education

South Carolina may lose about $111 million in federal special education money for cutting its spending on students with disabilities for the last two ...

Special Ed Director Allegedly Pockets $10 Million In Public Funds

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.23.2011 | Education

Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump has identified criminal wrongdoing in the investigation of John B. Barranco, the Merrimack Special Educati...