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  • NYC’s ‘3-K’ preschool program to see major expansion next school year

    Mar 25, 2021

    03.24.2021 | NY Daily News | Advocates for Children, a group that represents students with disabilities, said the expansion comes with a major caveat: hundreds of preschoolers with disabilities still don’t have access to specialized classes. 

    “3-K and Pre-K will never be ‘for all’ while preschoolers with disabilities are sitting at home without the classes they need,” said Kim Sweet, AFC’s Executive Director. “Announcing a major expansion of 3-K with no plan to provide legally required classes to preschoolers with disabilities is a slap in the face to parents whose children need additional help—and is a violation of children’s civil rights.” Read article