Congress Rewrites IDEA Funding Rule – Disability Scoop

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A small change tucked inside a government spending bill this month may have big implications for special education.

Dr. Pat McGuire‘s insight:

This article is important for 2 reasons. 1 – It shows that the federal government won’t allow children with special needs to be the ones who suffer when there are economic problems, 2 – This rewrite also allows those states who are keeping their focus on helping children with special needs can get extra funds if they become available.  It doesn’t just sit in the coffers. I feel that the administration has been an advocate for children with special needs with this effort.

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