Michigan Districts Debate Special-Education Funding

03/11/2002 | Detroit News, The

At issue is how long districts should be allowed to use money from their general education funds to cover special-education costs and whether specialized programs help to increase student achievement. Critics of the state's policies say special education siphons money from mainstream programs, adding that regulations governing staff-to-student ratios should be relaxed. Advocates say the current program provides options for special-education students that wouldn't be available otherwise.

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