The state and federal government don't fully pay for the special-education services they require. Here's what that costs Minnesota school districts.
Since the state and federal governments do not cover the full cost of mandated special education services, school districts have to use their general funds to cover the costs, leaving them less money to provide other educational services for all students. Here are the 10 districts with the largest costs per student in fiscal year 2020. (Only districts with more than 1,000 students shown.)
Becky Z. Dernbach | Sahan Journal
Source:Minnesota Department of EducationGet the data