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Avonte Oquendo (credit: Handout)

Report Into Avonte Oquendo Disappearance Finds Mother Warned Teacher Son Was ‘Runner’

The mother of an autistic teen who disappeared from school and was later found dead warneda teacher that her son was a runner and needed constant supervision, according to a report released Thursday.


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2 Men Arrested In Student Aid Scam Involving Special Needs Students

The Special Commissioner of Investigation said William Cruz and Nelson Ruiz billed the district for sign language instruction and other services never actually provided.


Erin Sayar (credit: Office of the Special Commissioner of Investigation)

Brooklyn English Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student In School & SUV

The investigation into the alleged relationship came to light after the student’s girlfriend went to school officials, complaining Erin Sayar had been making “personal comments” to her boyfriend on Facebook.