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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Michele Mach
Montgomery County Public Schools is set to receive a $65,000 education grant Thursday from a foundation based in the Republic of Azerbaijan, money that school officials say will buy technology for classrooms and an opportunity for seriously disabled students to more fully participate in their education.
"Most of my students are functioning at a very low level — at the age of a year or less. And while that's not true straight across the board the whole curriculum is brought right down to their level," she said. "A pair of scissors might be 27 cents on the county bid list, but adapted scissors are $27."
She said that the remaining funding could go toward adjustable chairs and stands in classrooms.