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Special needs, a costly debate

Schools seek state funds to meet rising expenses

Jennie DunKley of Easton helped her son Sam, 13, with schoolwork. Sam has Asperger’s disorder and attends a private school in Rhode Island.
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / February 18, 2007

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School superintendents and parents of special needs children are demanding that Massachusetts boost spending on special education to help cities and towns that are struggling with an increasing number of signficantly disabled students who need a wide range of high-cost services. (Full article: 1085 words)

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