• Gabriel San Roman

Santa Ana Unified, OCSA Battle in Court Over Special Education Funds

Updated: Aug 13

In an early courtroom victory yesterday afternoon, Orange County School of the Arts temporarily halted Santa Ana Unified School District from withholding monthly funding in an ongoing dispute over special education money. The district ordered an independent audit and discovered that “fair share” special education fees from five charter schools hadn’t been collected in years. By March, OCSA received an invoice for $19.5 million in retroactive payments before filing a lawsuit.

Read more on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post:



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