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CPS Special Education Overhaul Debated At Board Of Education Meeting

The Chicago school system’s overhaul of special education was hotly debated at Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting. This comes after a WBEZ investigation found that Chicago scaled back services and spending for special needs students last year after secretly instituting new rules.

All Things Considered host Melba Lara asked WBEZ education reporter Sarah Karp what issues parents and teachers were raising at today’s board meeting.

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