Stimulus plan for education gets mixed reviews from Perham superintendent
"Grossly disappointed" is how Perham's school superintendent described her initial reaction to early reports on education funding from the federal economic stimulus package.
For Perham--and probably most rural Minnesota schools--the stimulus money targeted for special education could be rejected with a polite "thanks, but no thanks."
Preliminary estimates suggest that Perham qualifies for $358,000 in IDEA special education money from the stimulus package.
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