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Texas estimates it may owe feds $223 million after illegally decreasing special education funding

A major flaw in the way Texas spends money on kids with disabilities might lose the state almost a quarter of its annual special education grant.

Vanessa Tijerina addresses the panel about her 13-year-old special needs child who has been denied special education for four years on December 13, 2016. U.S. Department of Education officials held a meeting in Edinburg on their tour of Texas to hear community members' experiences with special education, continuing an investigation of whether Texas is capping services for students with disabilities.

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