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Are students with disabilities getting what they need? Proposed laws would require NYC to reveal more details

02.21.2019 | Chalkbeat New York | In one of the biggest changes, the city would have to begin reporting whether individual schools are complying with students’ Individualized Education Programs, also known as IEPs, including what proportion of students are missing out on required services such as speech or physical therapy. That could give parents a new tool to sort between schools as well as offer education officials a sense of where more resources are needed. “You can’t hold the school system accountable if you don’t know what’s going on,” said Maggie Moroff, a disability policy expert at Advocates for Children, which worked with lawmakers to craft the bills. Read article