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Special Education Funding Formula Lacks Key Details

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org): Another commission created by the State Legislature, The Pennsylvania State Special Education Funding Commission, is calling for a new formula for how funding is dispersed for the state’s 270,000 special needs students.  The State Legislature created … Continue reading

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House Drops the Ball on Special Ed Bill

From the Education Law Center (http://www.elc-pa.org): SB 1115 (http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2011&sind=0&body=S&type=B&BN=1115), legislation to improve the special education funding and accountability systems, which is supported by more than 40 organizations, including the Education Law Center, was not adopted with the state’s annual budget. … Continue reading

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PA Board of Education Roundtables on Libraries—Special Education Opportunities on September 13 (Allentown), 15 (Harrisburg) & 20 (Erie)

From the Education Law Center (http://www.elc-pa.org):   This is a unique opportunity to speak about the importance of school libraries for students with disabilities.   We need to generate participation in the roundtable discussions scheduled by the State Board of … Continue reading

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