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  • Special Needs Students Being Suspended At Higher Rates Than Other Students, Statistics Show

    Nov 5, 2013

    11.04.2013 | NY1 | According to NY1’s analysis of Department of Education data, there were at least 40 schools where the majority of suspensions last year went to students with diagnosed disabilities. “I think the disproportionality is a huge cause to concern, and my hope would be that it’s a red flag to the Department of Education to get into these schools and really figure out what’s going on,” said Kim Sweet of Advocates for Children of New York. Read article