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    Jun 15, 2023

    Mayor Eric Adams and Department of Education Chancellor David Banks announcing an expansion of early childhood education special-education seats across the five boroughs at the ABC Graham School at Echo Park in Harlem on Dec. 13, 2022.
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    NY1 | “We’re glad that the [Department of Education] has made progress this year in opening more preschool special education classes. But the job is not yet done. Right now, there are still more than 300 children waiting for seats in preschool special education classes,” said Randi Levine, policy director at Advocates for Children.