Schools in California's San Diego County could lose $17 million in state "special disabilities adjustment" funding for students with autism and severe disabilities. Officials are hoping for the passage of emergency legislation to avoid returning state aid that has already been spent. Some 40% of students in special education at San Diego County schools qualify for the funding. The district is one of two locations where the U.S. Navy assigns families who need specialized services for their children with autism.
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