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Bellevue, WA: 'One of the areas where we're spending more is special education'

Aug 18, 2017, Bellevue (WA) Reporter: Bellevue School Board to vote on $301.5 million budget for 2017-18 http://www.bellevuereporter.com/news/bellevue-school-board-to-vote-on-301-5-million-budget-for-2017-18/ “One of the areas where we’re spending more is special education,” deVita said of the $3.2 million increase. “… We are moving forward with a model of inclusion, which basically says special needs children are general ed kids first and we’re working to put them in the least restrictive environment.” That includes more co-teaching, she said, and working with SWIFT, an organization that provides academic and behavioral support.