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D.C. Schools Penalized on Spec. Ed.

By Christina A. Samuels — July 13, 2009 1 min read

The District of Columbia has become the first jurisdiction in the nation to have a portion of its federal special education funding withheld because it is not meeting the requirements of its “state performance plan.” According to a June 1 letter, the U.S. Department of Education will withhold about $480,000 in money that would have been earmarked for administrative activities in Washington’s school system.

A version of this article appeared in the July 15, 2009 edition of Education Week

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