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Naperville,IL: Increase in students with IEPs

April 8, 2017, Chicago Tribune: D203 to add 37 new staffers, including for special education http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/ct-nvs-d203-special-needs-staff-st-0409-20170408-story.html Naperville Community Unit School District 203 officials anticipate hiring additional staff next year to serve an increasing number of students with special needs. District officials told school board members last week they expect to add the equivalent of 17.8 full-time staff members to meet high school and special education needs. While most of the additional staff is due to restructuring, district officials noted 7.1 of those positions are due to an increase in the number of students with individualized education plans. District officials expect to see an increase of 222 students with special plans next school year.