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How Much IDEA Funding Will Your District Get Under the Stimulus Proposal?

This great link was passed to me by Linda Perlstein, the public editor for the Education Writers Association. It’s a breakdown of how much every school district in the country would receive in special education dollars under the stimulus bill recently passed by the House of Representatives.

The “American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill” includes $13 billion for special education funding under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act–a hefty infusion, considering the government’s contribution this year was around $11 billion.

Please click here for rest of article and current information on Special Education.