NYC Advocates Demand ‘Immediate Action’ to Overhaul Special Education Complaint System
Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat New York, and Yoav Gonen, THE CITY on October 16, 2019.
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The group is demanding a meeting with state and city education officials to spur “immediate action” to resolve the crisis.
“These delays disproportionately affect low-income children whose families do not have the means to pay for the services they require on their own while waiting for their claims to be processed,” the advocates wrote in a letter to the state education commissioner and New York City schools chancellor that was obtained by Chalkbeat and THE CITY.
Main Image: Ben Fractenberg, THE CITY