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  • Lawsuit says special needs students denied essential services

    Feb 11, 2021

    02.10.2021.| PIX11 | Caleb Bell was one of the eight students named in a class action lawsuit filed by Advocates for Children, hoping to get compensatory services for tens of thousands of special needs students in New York City public schools. About 200,000 students have individualized educational plans. 

     “These students will not receive the services that they need for years. These students need those services now — they have lost a year of education,” said Rebecca Shore, Advocates for Children of New York’s Director of Litigation. Watch video