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Cottonwood, AZ: District sees 'large increase' in SPED students; more $$$ needed

Jan 5, 2019, Cottonwood (AZ) Verde Independent: Special Education funding big challenge for schools https://www.verdenews.com/news/2019/jan/05/special-education-funding-big-challenge-schools/ …According to King, the past 10 years has seen a “large increase of students coming to us who have special needs or learning disabilities.” “Correspondingly,” King said, “we’ve not seen increases in funds to serve those students.” When the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act was passed [in 1975], its purpose was to “ensure that these students have services.” …