special education

Dad Protests, Calls For Westhampton Beach Special Ed ProgramChristian Killoran is trying to legally force the district to admit his son into its middle school.
Westhampton Beach Student With Down Syndrome To Be Bused Out; Parents Call It DiscriminationA Westhampton Beach student wants to continue to be mainstreamed and remain with his friends, sibling and classmates.
De Blasio Promises To Cut Red Tape For Special-Ed ReimbursementsMayor Bill de Blasio vowed Tuesday to try to quickly settle reimbursement claims from parents of special-education students who are forced to attend private schools.
Parents, Councilmen Advocate Plan To Keep Kids From Running Out Of SchoolThe City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposal to keep children from walking away from their schools unnoticed.
Bronx Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old StudentAn elementary school teacher in the Bronx was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a 10-year-old student.
Lawsuit: Garden City Schools Discriminate Against Special Needs StudentsThree Long Island mothers – all tired of battling school administrators – are now going to do battle in federal court over claims that their disabled children are being discriminated against in public school.
In Wake Of ‘Scream Room’ Controversy, Conn. House Passes Isolation Room BillThe bill comes after recent incidents in Middletown, where special education students at Farm Hill Elementary School were reportedly isolated in "scream rooms'' during outbursts.
L.I. Teachers Use Giants' Success To Help Pre-K StudentsThe class has a mix of special education and mainstream students and teachers say using the love of football for the past week has helped motivate them to learn.
Woman Sues NYC Over Alleged Sex Assault Of Autistic SonA Bronx woman is filing suit against New York City after, police say, her autistic son was sexually assaulted in a school bathroom by another student.