Clean-up costs nearing $1 million

If money-saving drove last year’s illegal special education program, the school district seems to now find itself on the other side of the fiscal fence.
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Forensic auditor hired to examine special ed expenses

Town financiers hired one of the nation’s largest accounting firms to perform a forensic audit into the school district’s expense reimbursements from the state for special education costs.
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Special ed expenses and questions continue

Unbudgeted expenses continue to pile up on Darien Schools as the district works to fix a complex web of problems in its special education program.
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Parents concerned over new special ed committee meeting structure

When the Special Education Advisory Committee met prior to March of this year, they were always joined at the table by a school administrator. But since 24 parents filed a complaint with the state Department of Education, administrators have been increasingly absent from sitting at the table with the committee.
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Schools given blank check for legal fight against parents

It’s been said that money can’t buy happiness, but according to finance board emails obtained by The Darien Times, money can buy a good legal fight.
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