By: Nathan Levenson

Title: Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck
Author(s): Frederick M. HessBrandon L. Wright
Publisher: Teachers College Press, New York
ISBN: 9780807764404 Pages: 192, Year: 2020

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc on the day to day of educating students and puts stress on school budgets, it’s easy to think that now is certainly NOT the time to rethink special education. Who has the bandwidth for such an undertaking?

In the new book Getting the Most Bang for the Education Buck, I lay out the case for how embracing cost-effective special education would be great for kids, staff, and taxpayers. While not anticipating a pandemic at the time of writing, I’m certain this is needed now more than ever.

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