Education Funding

Special Education and the Stimulus

By Christina A. Samuels — July 21, 2010 1 min read

Katherine Barrett, an expert in government policy and management, interviewed me for her blog called Implementation of the Recovery Act, which is closely tracking stimulus spending. The website is a great collection of reports on stimulus spending in many areas, so check it out.

If you’re interested in learning more about some the information I shared in the interview, you can check out these articles and blog posts:

Restrictions on Spec. Ed. Funding Prompt Complaints, May 20, 2009;

Stimulus Spurs Shift of Special Education Funding, August 12, 2009;

Get to Know Alexa Posny, Part 4, January 28, 2010 (In this interview, Posny, the assistant secretary for the federal Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, talks about stimulus funding in the districts; and

States Seek Federal Waivers to Cut Special Education, June 16, 2010.

A version of this news article first appeared in the On Special Education blog.