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(Canada) North Bay, Ontario: More SPED kids in kindergarten

June 26, 2017, North Bay (Ontario) Nugget: Near North board in the red http://www.nugget.ca/2017/06/26/near-north-board-in-the-red The city's largest school board couldn't cut enough expenses to get out of the red. Enrolment is expected to drop by about 88 students this upcoming year to 9,621.25 students from 9,709.02 students in 2016-2017…. The report also indicates more children are entering kindergarten with special education needs - many of which are complex.Special education, increased behaviour needs of students and mental health needs are generally growing at a faster rate than total enrolment or not declining in an environment of declining enrolment.”