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Special Ed Problems Are Real. The Fresno Unified Script Isn’t.

Fresno Unified leaders carefully drew up Tuesday night's roll-out of the special education budget for the next school year. Assistant Superintendent Brian Beck presented a summary of the Council of the Great City Schools special ed recommendations. Check. Beck meticulously explained the proposed new funding to the 40 teachers, advocates...

Speaking Truth to Power on Behalf of Special Ed Students

It's called speaking truth to power. And, Wednesday night, five women dedicated to special education students and families delivered the truth to the most powerful leaders in Fresno Unified. It was a remarkable, dramatic event on a night that leaders rolled out something worth celebrating: a $10 million ongoing increase...