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SMAA Workgroup Publishes May 2019 Meeting Notes

The SMAA Workgroup posted the meeting notes from their May 1, 2019, SMAA Workgroup Meeting; highlights from that…


SMAA Workgroup Publishes April 2019 Meeting Notes

The SMAA Workgroup posted the meeting notes from their April 17, 2019, SMAA Workgroup Meeting; highlights from that…


Send Special Ed Funding Directly to Districts, Not Regional Agencies, Report Says - EdSource

"The state should dismantle its system for distributing special education funding for California’s 718,000 students…


Report: Kansas Improperly Claimed $10.7M in Medicaid Reimbursements

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas improperly billed Medicaid for nearly $11 million in school-based health services, a…


Report Highlights Importance of School-Based Administrative Activities

As we featured earlier this week on the Policy Center, a new report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has…


Examining Children's Behavioral Health Service Utilization and Expenditures

Most children enrolled in Medicaid are from low-income households and many are served by multiple public programs,…


New Study: The "Hidden Health Care System" in California Schools and Children with Special Health Care Needs

The recent controversy over who is permitted to administer diabetes injections to children in school underscores a…


Graduation Disparities Loom Large for Students With Special Needs

The wide graduation-rate gaps in many states between students with disabilities and those in regular education raise…


Report: 1 Million California Students Truant in 2012/13

California is facing an “attendance crisis” in which an estimated 1 million students were declared truant last year,…


New Research Shows Link Between Wellness Services and Student Success

A new joint research study has resulted in solid evidence that participation in Wellness Center services "significantly…