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February 8, 2000 | DUKE HELFAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A congressman unveiled legislation Monday that would require the federal government to fulfill a 25-year-old pledge to pay its share for special education. Congress promised in 1975 to pay 40% of the costs of educating children with disabilities, but it has never allocated funds to cover more than 13% of the tab.
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February 8, 2000 | DUKE HELFAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A congressman unveiled legislation Monday that would require the federal government to fulfill a 25-year-old pledge to pay its share for special education. Congress promised in 1975 to pay 40% of the costs of educating children with disabilities, but it has never allocated funds to cover more than 13% of the tab.
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June 10, 1994 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thousands of Orange County students with special needs that range from minor learning disabilities to severe emotional disorders now spend most of their school days in mainstream classrooms, but outbreaks of violence and disruptions like those alleged in the Jimmy Peters case are rare, experts say.
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June 10, 1994 | JODI WILGOREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Thousands of Orange County students with special needs that range from minor learning disabilities to severe emotional disorders now spend most of their school days in mainstream classrooms, but outbreaks of violence and disruptions like those alleged in the Jimmy Peters case are rare, experts say.
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March 14, 1993 | DENISE HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Residents routinely show up at public hearings to protest everything from the building of homeless shelters to schools that serve troubled youth. But a public agency in Baldwin Park finds itself the unusual source of a cry of NIMBY--Not In My Back Yard. The Baldwin Park Unified School District is appealing a Planning Commission ruling that would allow Eggleston Youth Center to keep the six beds it added to its 40-bed facility two years ago for a total of 46.
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March 14, 1993 | DENISE HAMILTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Residents routinely show up at public hearings to protest everything from the building of homeless shelters to schools that serve troubled youth. But a public agency in Baldwin Park finds itself the unusual source of a cry of NIMBY--Not In My Back Yard. The Baldwin Park Unified School District is appealing a Planning Commission ruling that would allow Eggleston Youth Center to keep the six beds it added to its 40-bed facility two years ago for a total of 46.
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