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Elite & audition schools get special ed pass

5.02.2012 | Insideschools.org | "The community schools don't have an extra year," said Maggie Moroff of Advocates for Children. "Some of them had incredibly low percentages, and they are doing it this year." In fact, when parents at academically-demanding IS 187/Christa McAuliffe in Brooklyn demanded an exemption after learning in January that they would have to admit a significant number of students with special needs, the city refused. "It just doesn't sit right," Moroff said. "The DOE has the same obligations to provide these schools with the support to meet all students' needs."... Read article