The state is trying to fight an Education Department decision that it had not put enough money into special education in the 2010-11 school year.
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May 16, 2014
April 30, 2014
Special education funding has been a big issue in the suburban Minnesota district represented by John Kline, a Republican.
March 24, 2014
The federal government currently pays less than 20 percent of the excess costs of educating a student covered by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
January 16, 2014
Supporters in both groups are happy to see more money, but in the case of special education, swings in funding can have unintended consequences, one advocate says.
December 11, 2013
Advocates say the bipartisan budget accord reached by congressional negotiators to roll back sequestration cuts is a good move, but want to keep the pressure on lawmakers.
December 10, 2013
A coalition of education groups has surveyed members who say class sizes are growing and professional development opportunities are decreasing due to fewer state, local, and federal dollars.
November 20, 2013
Advocacy organizations are hoping to draw attention to the effect of state funding cuts on the troubled district, which they say are putting students at risk.
October 01, 2013
The proposed rules relate to mandates within the special education law on how much states and districts must spend on special services each year.
September 26, 2013
Among the grants is more than $20 million that used to provide technical assistance to parent centers and states.
September 06, 2013
The funding will establish a center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. that will focus on instructional strategies in reading and math for students with persistent learning struggles.