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Ridgfield, CT: "More than a quarter of the entire student body" are special needs

June 28, 2018, Danbury (CT) News Times: Ridgfield students donate $1,000 to Danbury playground project Fifth grade students from Ridgefield’s Scotland Elementary School presented a $1,000 check to Danbury’s Pembroke Elementary School this week to help jump start fundraising for Pembroke’s new playground. Pembroke leaders are pursuing plans for a new $150,000 playground with equipment more accessible for children with special needs or physical disabilities, … Next year the school is expected to have almost 110 special needs students — more than a quarter of the entire student body — who are unable to negotiate much of the traditional equipment there now during recess….

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