Special Education Spending Out of District

Andover spending (dark blue line) on educating students with disabilities out of district (OOD) tends to be low and has declined as a proportion of the overall SPED budget (r2=.6378). Other districts have also had a decline in the proportion of SPED spending OOD; none have declined at a greater rate than Andover. Some districts are still seeing increases in the proportion of OOD spending. Two districts (*) spent significantly less OOD as a proportion of their total SPED budget relative to Andover (2006-2015), while five districts (+) spent significantly more as a proportion of the overall SPED budget than Andover (p<=.05).In 2015 only Westwood spent less on out of district spending as a proportion of the overall SPED budget.

SWD Out of District Spending

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SWD Out of District Spending Box & Whisker Plot

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SWD Out of District Spending Data Chart

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