Saturday, September 22, 2007

Bill proposes school transportation cuts for children with special needs

Pat Frieze, an aide at Bowling Green Charter School, helps a disabled student to his seat on the bus after a trip to the YMCA on Friday. Schools will no longer receive Medicaid funds for transporting disabled children. Sacramento Bee/Anne Chadwick Williams

The Bush administration has proposed Medicaid cuts that would impact funds used to transport students with special needs. The bill, according to one district's transportation chief, not only would affect children with physical disabilities, but also those needing physical and speech therapy and other services. The Sacramento Bee (Calif.)

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