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WNPR: Report - State's Special Education Funding System Needs an Overhaul

David DesRoches, WNPR

March 14, 2016 - less than 1 minute

Connecticut is one of only four states in the country that requires local school districts to pay for the bulk of special education costs, according to a new study that examines how states pay for this federally mandated program.

A report by the Connecticut School Finance Project claims the state's model could lead to some school districts short-changing general education programs to pay for special education.

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