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Berkeley County, WV: 'We’re seeing the cost of special education increasing rapidly'

Dec 2, 2018, Martinsburg (WV) Journal: Funding, salaries top concerns for Berkeley County educators https://www.journal-news.net/journal-news/funding-salaries-top-concerns-for-berkeley-county-educators/article_f5354535-7e4a-537b-8a73-b281e79b0ec9.html … “We’re seeing the cost of special education increasing rapidly,” said Berkeley County BOE member Pat Murphy. “It’s the growing number of students, and the lack of funding for the state required mandates to provide the services. We’re not against helping children with special needs, it’s just the mandates and the growing costs. Some students can require three people.”…