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Okla. Bill Would Change Funding of Programs for Disabled Students
The parents of Oklahoma students with autism or other developmental disabilities would have more choice and control over their children's education, under legislation that received bipartisan support from state lawmakers last week.
The measure, which will be considered by the 2010 legislature that convenes Feb. 1, would qualify special-needs students who have an individualized education program for a state-funded scholarship to attend any school accredited by the state board of education.
The bills authors said it would redirect how existing money is spent to educate developmentally disabled students and would not cost more.
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