May 8, 2019

Natomas Unified School District plans to sue state, county over special education funds

The Natomas Unified School District’s board of trustees voted unanimously recently to authorize legal action against several state and county agencies to ensure special education funds stay in the district. The district says the special education funds generated by its residents are needed to support its own students and not be distributed throughout Sacramento County.

In a statement Monday, the district said trustees authorized litigation against multiple agencies: the CDE, Sacramento COE, Sacramento COE Superintendent of Schools and Sacramento County Special Education Local Plan (SELPA).

The Sacramento COE on Tuesday called the trustees’ actions “puzzling and premature.”

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