More Isn’t Better for Special Ed

Does more spending lead to better outcomes for students with disabilities? According to a new study led by former school superintendent Nathan Levenson and sponsored by the Thomas Fordham Institute, the answer is no. The news that quality and money aren’t tightly linked should be welcome in cash-strapped school districts around the country.Mr. Levenson and Fordham analyzed the special education staffing systems in more than 1,400 school districts representing about a third of all U.S. students. Then they …

via Review & Outlook: More Isn’t Better for Special Ed – WSJ.com.

Jimmy Kilpatrick, a national recognized professional special education advocate since 1994.

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