A story about special education funding and the stimulus law in the May 20, 2009, issue of Education Week contained inaccurate information about April guidance from the U.S. Department of Education. States are required to make determinations annually about the special education performance of each of their districts. If a state finds that a district is not meeting targets in the state’s performance plan, the state must prohibit that district from reducing its “maintenance of effort” in spending.
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