Alarming SPED rumor!

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-07-2002
Alarming SPED rumor!
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Sun, 09-26-2010 - 3:59pm

Folks, a source in Arizona said that right now, it is harder to get SPED jobs than regular jobs, due to govt. budget cuts or something.

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-24-2003
Mon, 09-27-2010 - 12:06am

Not here. Special ed is still in demand and there are several openings even though we're over a month into the new year.

Sherry

 

iVillage Member
Registered: 04-07-2002
Mon, 09-27-2010 - 5:52am

I sent a questioning email about this south of the border to my old student teaching prof.

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-28-2007
Mon, 09-27-2010 - 7:51pm
There were tons of layoffs across the board in NYS. Since SPED is federally funded, most of those are safer than regular ed.
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Registered: 03-26-2003
Tue, 09-28-2010 - 1:15pm

Yep....here SPED jobs are much safer than others, the schools are

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-11-2004
Mon, 10-11-2010 - 9:54pm

Not here (in NY, long island-where it is