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  • NYC Education Dept. must streamline process for providing makeup services to students with disabilities: class action lawsuit

    Nov 24, 2020

    11.23.2020 | NY Daily News | “Tens of thousands of students with disabilities have gone months without appropriate educational services, with many losing the progress they had made,” said Kim Sweet, the executive director of Advocates for Children, the nonprofit that filed the suit along with the law firm Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. 

    “These students should receive the compensatory services they need as quickly as possible, without having to jump through cumbersome legal hurdles that will favor families able to afford lawyers and leave economically disadvantaged students behind,” Sweet said. Read article