Feds Brake Special Education Cuts

After flip-flopping in recent years, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan’s agency is clarifying what’s expected of schools in terms of special education funding. (U.S. Department of Education/Flickr)
With a new rule, federal education officials are telling schools not to skimp on funding for special education.
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, schools are required to spend at least as much on special education as they did the prior year. Read more.