Rule Change Will Reduce School Funding

school busThere have been several stories out in the last month about a proposed Medicaid rule change proposed by the Bush administration. (Here and here .) The federal government is proposing to stop using Medicaid money for a variety of non-medical programs in the schools — including the transport of disabled students. California alone would lose $100 million. The Rural School and Community Trust says comments on the proposal will be accepted through Tuesday.