Attleboro, MA: A third of school budget is SPED

March 10, 2017, Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle: Norton voters to face tax increase question Voters will face a $2.169 million tax hike in the April 25 town election that would provide full-day kindergarten, do away with school bus fees and reopen the Chartley fire station. … About one-third the school budget is taken up by special education costs, but Baeta said a lot has been saved by bringing back students to be schooled in the school system from pricey out-of-district programs.