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Report Says New York Is Facing Shortage Of Spots For Preschool Special Education Classes

01.30.2020 | CBS New York | According to a new report by Advocates for Children of New York, the city is expected to have a shortfall of between 1,028 to nearly 2,000 seats for preschool special education classes in the spring when the demand is the highest, especially in the Bronx.

“Children have a legal right to receive the full set of services outlined in their special education plan,” said Randi Levine, policy director for Advocates for Children of New York.

That legal right is not being fully met, despite the city adding more than 1,000 seats over the last two years. Read article