GREENWICH — The independence of a new audit of special education services in the Greenwich Public Schools is among the most important facets of the review, several Board of Education members said Tuesday.
The school board heard an update on the $98,000 audit, which will officially begin this month, at its Tuesday meeting. The audit is an attempt to examine complaints from parents about the district’s special education services going back decades.
“I, for one, am glad this is finally starting,” Board of Education Chair Peter Bernstein said. “I think we’ve been talking about it for about three years, so it’s good to see it finally moving forward. One of the concerns I have and I will continue to have is about the independence.”
Board member Peter Sherr drove home the point of acting independently.
“This project is really an audit of special education districtwide,” Sherr said. “I’m not familiar