Budget Cuts Threaten Special Education

See coverage of the survey results in Ed Week, Disability Scoop and USNews.

CEC and The National Coalition on Personnel Shortages in Special Education and Related Services (NCPSSERS), has conducted a survey of more than 1,000 special educators from every state about the affects of federal budget cuts.

The verdict: Budget cuts are impacting and further threatening services for students with disabilities!

Read CEC’s press release and infographic to learn what special educators and related services personnel report from the field.

I am very concerned whether we will be able to provide a free appropriate public education to our students, as they are legally required to receive.

Read more about what special educators have to say about the impact of cuts in Voices from the Field.

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How you can help:

  • EMAIL...The White House has asked CEC for even more stories and data on the impact of budget cuts to families, students, schools and educators! Share how budget cuts have impacted you, your students and your school by emailing pubpol@cec.sped.org.
  • WRITE...Send your representatives an email/letter and tell them to #SayNo2SpEdCuts!
  • TWEET...Use these tweets and Facebook messages to help us spread the word.

We hope we can count on you to help students with disabilities receive the services they deserve. Thank you!