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NYC special ed 'crisis' draws attention of state education officials

03.02.2020 | Politico NY | “I think that every step in the process is really broken and as a result the backlog has kind of snowballed into itself,” said Rebecca Shore, director of litigation at Advocates for Children of New York, a nonprofit legal and advocacy organization. 

At least two federal lawsuits have been filed in recent months challenging the system and seeking to force DOE into compliance with the federal disabilities act and other applicable laws. Read article