One special thing about special education is that it is extremely expensive. State auditor Suzanne Bump has released scathing 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: […]
The special education circuit breaker is a possible source of additional funds for local school budgets in Fiscal 2012 budget cycle.
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 […]