This school year there’s been a lot of talk about how to fund special education, as the Recovery School District and Orleans Parish School Board move toward a unified funding formula. But what actually happens inside a special education classroom?
Mia Rotondo is a special education teacher at Ben Franklin Elementary. She and a paraprofessional, or teaching assistant, help students with the highest needs develop the skills to communicate.
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This story was originally published by WWNO on May 16, 2016.