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  • New York’s special education district gets a new leader and a charge to blur its borders

    May 18, 2016

    05.17.2016 | Chalkbeat New York |  Advocates who have been pushing for more inclusion for [District 75] students say it should continue to exist, even though figuring out exactly who it is for “is a really hard question,” according to Maggie Moroff, special education policy coordinator at Advocates for Children…The district has sometimes been viewed as a dumping ground for students with emotional or behavioral problems, but who have no cognitive deficits, Advocates for Children’s Moroff said. That attitude could disproportionately affect black and Latino students. Read article