Apr 20, 2023, Education Week: Special Education Is Getting More Expensive, Forcing Schools to Make Cuts Elsewhere https://www.edweek.org/leadership/special-education-is-getting-more-expensive-forcing-schools-to-make-cuts-elsewhere/2023/04
Since students began returning to school after the early-pandemic shutdowns of spring 2020, the Revere school district just north of Boston has been inundated with unexpected special education challenges that dwarf anything administrators have previously seen…. (SUBSCRIPTION NEEDED)
Special education teacher Savannah Tucker works with Bode Jasper at the Early Childhood Education Center in Tupelo, Miss., on May 14, 2019. Special education costs are rising, particularly as student needs have grown more complex since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.