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  • Mother Fights for Son’s Right to Special Education after Four Month Delay in Nurse Assignment

    Jan 13, 2017

    01.12.2017 | NY1 | Emmanuel has cerebral palsy and other impairments. He qualified for special education preschool in September – but instead of learning in a classroom, he’s been sitting at home. That’s nearly four months of missed educational opportunities… Randi Levine is with Advocates for Children of New York and says her group has received an increasing number of complaints against the education department from parents whose children have been forced to stay home, partially because of a nursing shortage. Keeping children home, she says, can affect social and cognitive development, with life-long implications. Read article