They have a right to a free and appropriate public education just like everyone else. But for years, the 4410 preschools and 853 schools that serve students with disabilities have received less funding than their public-school counterparts.
This has caused more than 60 schools to close, unprecedented teacher and staff turnover, and will cost taxpayers more down the line as these students will need more expensive supports later in life.
Urge the Governor and other elected representatives to correct this disparity in funding by supporting bills S.6516-A/A.8013, which would provide equity for these schools by aligning their annual increases with annual foundation aid increases for public schools.
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