Minnesota Family Impact Seminar #2

Policy Issues in Special Education Finance

February 27, 2009

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Featured Speakers

Thomas Parrish, Director, Center for Special Education Finance, American Institutes for Research
Considering Special Education Funding in Minnesota: State and National Trends

Barbara Troolin, Special Education Policy Director, Minnesota Department of Education
Q & A

Tom Melcher, Program Finance Director, Minnesota Department of Education
Q & A

Karen Cadigan, Policy Director, Youth and Family Consortium and Director of Outreach, Center for Early Education and Development, University of Minnesota
Examining Policies Using the Family Impact Perspective

Additional Chapters/Materials

Special Education Policies Through An Ecological And Family Impact Lens, by Karen Cadigan and Madge Alberts

Minnesota’s Special Education Population, by Thomas B. Parrish & Madge Alberts

The Multiple Layers of Special Education Financing, by Thomas B. Parrish & Madge Alberts

Cost Deferment, Equity and Savings Issues, by Karen Cadigan

Possible Policy Solutions