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  • Special education enrollment increases in New York, but not fast enough, child advocates say

    Nov 4, 2019

    11.01.2019 | NY Daily News | More than 15% of students with disabilities are missing out on instruction to which they are legally entitled, according to Advocates for Children of New York. The total number of neglected disabled children — 28,960 — is more than the entire enrollment of the Yonkers public schools, an organization leader said.

    The group was responding to a Department of Education report touting a 6% increase in the number of students receiving special education services between the 2017-18 and the 2018-19 school years. Read article