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Jessica Ramirez, pictured in her classroom at Northside Middle School in Elkhart, Indiana, in December 2021, works with a student during lunch hour. Ramirez is a veteran special educator. She said the struggle to hire special education paraprofessionals makes it harder for educators to do their jobs.
Dylan Peers McCoy
When schools don’t have enough special education teaching assistants, it’s a problem for the whole system.
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