Disturbing report on special education collaboratives

One special thing about special education is that it is extremely expensive. State auditor Suzanne Bump has released ┬áscathing critiques of three special education collaboratives in Massachusetts, detailing misuse of millions of dollars of funds. I first heard the story reported on WBUR. Now I fear that more shoes may drop. My question to Will: […]

Belmont School budget SPED vs. Chap 70 funds

Will, Seeing the budget situation is fluid I had a few questions related to Belmont and State funds. The Belmont Schools have budgeted approximately $1.1m for increases in the SPED budget. About $530,000 of that is lost stimulus funding and the balance is a projected 11% increase in y/y SPED costs based on historical data […]