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De Blasio Promises To Cut Red Tape For Special-Ed Reimbursements

Mayor 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.

06/24/2014

Avonte Oquendo: New Video

Parents, Councilmen Advocate Plan To Keep Kids From Running Out Of School

The City Council on Wednesday discussed a proposal to keep children from walking away from their schools unnoticed.

05/28/2014

Anthony Criscuolo (CBS 2)

Bronx Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old Student

An elementary school teacher in the Bronx was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a 10-year-old student.

06/19/2013

Melanie Donus

Lawsuit: Garden City Schools Discriminate Against Special Needs Students

Three 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.

02/25/2013

Scream rooms

In Wake Of ‘Scream Room’ Controversy, Conn. House Passes Isolation Room Bill

The bill comes after recent incidents in Middletown, where special education students at Farm Hill Elementary School were reportedly isolated in “scream rooms” during outbursts.

05/02/2012

Giants theme at Arthur Premm Elementary (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Teachers Use Giants’ Success To Help Pre-K Students

The 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.

02/02/2012

School crime scene graphic (Credit: AP)

Woman Sues NYC Over Alleged Sex Assault Of Autistic Son

A 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.

02/03/2011