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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.
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When schools don’t have enough special education teaching assistants, it’s a problem for the whole system.
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