VIDEO: Dr. Sarah Pelangka Breaks Down California’s 2021 SpEd Funding

On July 16, California’s governor Gavin Newsom signed the 2021 state budget, which allocated millions of dollars toward education programs. In this video, Dr. Sarah Pelangka, BCBA-D, special education advocate and owner of Know IEPs, breaks down what you need to know about how the funding may:

  • Reduce the need for families and districts to go to litigation
  • Reduce the need for families to hire advocates and attorneys
  • Provide education to families, parents, and guardians about special education 
  • Fund compensatory programs for students who did not receive services due to the pandemic

Read more about California’s 2021 state budget here

 

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