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Palo Alto, CA: 20,000 SPED children in county schools

Aug 9, 2017, SchoolConstructionNews.com: Silicon Valley Moves Toward Inclusive School Playground Design http://schoolconstructionnews.com/2017/08/09/silicon-valley-moves-toward-inclusive-school-playground-design/ PALO ALTO, Calif. — Last June, the Board of Education in Palo Alto, expressed support for a staff proposal to apply for a $300,000 grant to build a playground that could better accommodate children with a range of physical and cognitive abilities at Addison Elementary School. The grant would be made by Santa Clara County and matched by the Palo Alto Unified School District. … In Santa Clara County, more than 10,000 children have major disabilities with more than 20,000 children who participate in special education in county schools.