Special needs students in Howard County have a special friend. For an eighth year, the system has received an anonymous donation.
This year it was for $250,000.
The only stipulation is that the money go toward improving the inclusive practices for special-needs students, helping them become assimilated into mainstream classrooms. There are more than 5,000 students with special needs in Howard County schools.
The amount of the donation has been different each year, with the total amount now exceeding two million dollars.
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