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    Sep 10, 2020

    09.08.2020 | NY1 | Kim Sweet, the executive director for Advocates for Children of New York, told NY1 the biggest point of friction for schools in the coming week will be transportation. 

    “About 50,000 students with disabilities, along with students who are homeless or in foster care, have a legal right to transportation to school. And families still don’t know how their children are going to get to school once they start, so that is a huge outstanding issue,” she said on “Mornings On 1.”

    “The routing is going to be more complicated than ever because different students are going on different days. Also families are really going to want to know what the protocols are going to be on the buses to keep their students safe,” Sweet continued. Watch video