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Advocates urge Gov. Cuomo to sign bill to hike funding for special ed preschools, private schools

08.08.2021 | NY Daily News | Advocates are urging embattled Gov. Cuomo to swiftly sign a bill to increase funding for cash-strapped programs at special education preschools and private schools serving disabled kids β€” worried a delay could leave vulnerable children without crucial services. 

More than 100 advocacy groups sent Cuomo a letter outlining the urgency for a measure that won unanimous support of the state Assembly and Senate in June. 

β€œAt a time when school districts are receiving an infusion of new funding, the State must not shortchange students with the most intensive needs and the schools that serve them,” groups including Advocates for Children wrote in the Friday note. Read article