Cuero ISD to leave DLSEC

 

After discussing the matter for over a year, Cuero School District trustees have agreed to withdraw from the DeWitt-Lavaca Special Education Cooperative. The district will create its own special eduction program effective with the 2014-15 school year.
 
DeWitt-Lavaca Special Education Cooperative has served area school districts since its formation in 1978. Cuero ISD has served as the fiscal agent and home of DLSEC since it was formed. 
 
However, the district began talking about leaving the cooperative several months ago. The primary reasons given included: CISD needs the space because of overcrowding, differences in pay scales for para-professionals and aides at DLSEC and CISD, and costs of serving as fiscal agent for DLSEC.
 
Read more in this week's edition of the Record.
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