Camp for students with special needs in Conn. hit with budget cuts

07/13/2010 | New Haven Register (Conn.)

A city-sponsored summer program for students with special needs in Milford, Conn., is cutting its hours after the city school board eliminated funding to pay for paraprofessionals. Camp Happiness -- which is open to city students who receive special-education services -- will offset the reduced funding by offering fewer camp sessions, reducing counselor salaries and eliminating funding for buses. "We were not going to deny the children being able to come to camp," the camp's director said.

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