Special Education

A Sharp Rise in Federal Special Education Funding

December 06, 2000 1 min read
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Over time, Congress has increased funding dramatically for state grants under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

*This figure represents funding prior to the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act on Nov. 29, 1975.

SOURCE: Department of Education and the Committee for Education Funding.

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A version of this article appeared in the December 06, 2000 edition of Education Week as A Sharp Rise in Federal Special Education Funding

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