State Rep. Joe Ciresi
POTTSTOWN — State Rep. Joe Ciresi, D-146th Dist., has been appointed to a state House committee that will give him say over the skyrocketing costs of special education.
According to a recent case study of Pottstown School District by former assistant superintendent Myra Forrest, “Pottstown School District has a very high rate of special education students, which further encumbers its educational spending capabilities for the district as a whole.”
As result of this unfunded mandate, Pottstown has less money available to pay for other educational needs, she said.
Specifically Ciresi was appointed to the Special Education Funding Commission, a position recommended by Democratic Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia, and approved by