Some fear stimulus funds will be a 1-shot boost to special education

08/11/2009 | Detroit Free Press

Detroit parents of children with disabilities fear that using federal stimulus funds for special-education services is a short-term solution that will leave local programs underfunded in a few years. With the federal funding, districts may redirect some local special-education funds. After stimulus funds are depleted, schools are allowed to keep spending at reduced levels, but officials say all required services will remain in place.

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