New York City Department of Education
The pills have been made available under the new school program known as CATCH – Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health – which is aimed at stemming teen pregnancy.
The parents of hundreds – and possibly thousands — of New York City special needs students seem to be caught in school bus chaos. With their ride coming late or not showing up at all parents are left asking “where’s that bus?”
City officials say Lynn Passarella, the principal of the highly-rated Theatre Arts Production Company School, changed attendance records and gave students passing grades in classes that they didn’t attend.
When the school’s lease came up for renewal, the Department of Education had to test for toxic chemicals and what they found confirmed some parents’ fears.
NYC parents are concerned about an Environmental Protection Agency study that found elevated levels of PCB in three area schools: P.S. 199 in Manhattan, P.S. 309 in Brooklyn, and P.S. 178 in the Bronx.
If you’re a New York City parent who is ready to take the homeschooling plunge and all the responsibilities that it entails, you’ll certainly have your work cut out for you. Fortunately, NYC has a plethora of resources at your disposal.