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NYC Schools Still Ramping Up Promised Support For Students With Disabilities

11.19.2021 | Gothamist | During remote learning, Randi Levine, policy director with the group Advocates for Children, said students waited months for devices, were not assigned required special education teachers, did not receive mandated services, and were placed in virtual classes that were far too large. 

“This school year, challenges have continued,” she said. “We heard from numerous families about school buses not showing up at all or getting their children to school late, students waiting for the DOE to assign staff, including the IEP-mandated one-on-one paraprofessionals.” Read article