Valley News Correspondent

Published: 11/7/2019 11:19:04 AM

Modified: 11/7/2019 11:18:54 AM

CLAREMONT — The Claremont School District will hold a special vote on Nov. 21 on a proposal to put about half of the additional revenue received this year from the state into a new special education expendable trust fund to expand special education programming.

At a public hearing Wednesday night, School Board member Jason Benware said the district is slated to receive an additional $1.3 million, and the School Board is proposing to use about half of that to offset taxes and the other half for special education.

Chairman Frank Sprague opened the hearing by stating that the process — hearing and vote — is “rushed and chaotic” because the

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