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Hanover, MA: Over half a million dollars SPED deficit

Nov 20, 2018, Marshfield (MA)Wicked: Hanover special ed deficit will be covered by Circuit Breaker program Special education expenses have set the school budget back more than $570,000 this fiscal year, but Thomas Rabb, assistant superintendent for business and finance, isn’t panicking. There is currently a deficit of $570,404.70 in the monthly reporting summary that represents special education expenses that have not been encumbered against the school’s Circuit Breaker funds…. Circuit Breaker funding is money the school district gets back from the out of district placement of students. If, for example, a special needs student from Hanover attends a different school due to their needs exceeding what the school can provide, the district will receive a certain percentage of the tuition back. …

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