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March 7, 1999 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN and TINA NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The number of California schoolchildren with physical, emotional and learning disabilities has increased 35% in the last decade, saddling local school districts with a heavy financial burden but leading to unprecedented opportunity for thousands of students. As the bill for special education services soars, educators struggle to balance the needs of the disabled with those of the general student population. School districts pay $1 billion of the nearly $3.
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March 7, 1999 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN and TINA NGUYEN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The number of California schoolchildren with physical, emotional and learning disabilities has increased 35% in the last decade, saddling local school districts with a heavy financial burden but leading to unprecedented opportunity for thousands of students. As the bill for special education services soars, educators struggle to balance the needs of the disabled with those of the general student population. School districts pay $1 billion of the nearly $3.
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September 23, 1993 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bill Norton gently laments the restrictions that prevent him from playing Willie Jackson at outside linebacker on his Pierce College football team. There's no problem with Jackson's athletic ability. At 6 feet 4 and 248 pounds, Jackson can bench-press 450 pounds. And because of his speed, he runs wind sprints in practice with the defensive backs. "Oh boy, would Willie be a big-time Division I guy," Norton says. "If he played on the outside, nobody could block him.
SPORTS
September 23, 1993 | JOHN LYNCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bill Norton gently laments the restrictions that prevent him from playing Willie Jackson at outside linebacker on his Pierce College football team. There's no problem with Jackson's athletic ability. At 6 feet 4 and 248 pounds, Jackson can bench-press 450 pounds. And because of his speed, he runs wind sprints in practice with the defensive backs. "Oh boy, would Willie be a big-time Division I guy," Norton says. "If he played on the outside, nobody could block him.
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