Greenfield, MA: "Spike" in SPED budget: $484,423; largely from outplacement of students

Feb 12, 2018, Greenfield (MA) Recorder: Proposed Pioneer budget would increase town assessments by 7.6 percent average Pioneer Valley Regional School District Superintendent Ruth Miller penciled increases into the first draft of next year’s budget that some School Committee and community members think sound ambitious. … Christine Maguire, the school district’s special education administrator, explained a spike in her budget — which increased $484,423 in a budget presented Thursday — comes largely from transportation costs and private or out-of-district tuition.