On Special Education
Remember all the concern from last fall about how school districts were given more leeway about special education spending?
Well, special education advocates haven’t let up. In December, the Advocacy Institute and the Center for Law and Education reiterated their worries to the National Disability Council.
They were reacting to a letter last June from the federal Department of Education that said if districts lower their special education spending for any reason, whether or not it’s because of the exceptions built into the law, it’s now permissible not to resume spending at the previously higher level.