Tehachapi, CA: Between 9 and 18% of kids in SPED

June 26, 2017, Tehachapi (CA) News: California Department of Education skewers Tehachapi Unified School District's special education department in review The district’s special education enrollment has remained relatively stagnant in the last decade, seeing just a 2 percent increase since 2012, according to CDE records. Meanwhile, districts in Bakersfield have seen spikes of between 9 percent and 18 percent as more and more students are diagnosed with autism.