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NYLPI Statement on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education

NYLPI thanks everyone for all their hard work in reaching out to the Senate to advocate for the rights of students with disabilities during the confirmation hearings for education secretary. Although Secretary DeVos was confirmed, it was by the smallest

Posted in Disability Rights, Healthy Schools, Recent News

Bronx Borough President urges NYC education officials to remove toxic chemicals from public schools

The City is making progress towards removal of PCBs from NYC public schools. However, there is more work to be done if we are to truly achieve PCB free schools in NYC. NYLPI applauds Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz for

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How the lack of Physical Education effects a child’s academic learning.

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest’s Sascha Murillo, Health Justice Community Organizer, discusses the connection between physical education and academic learning.

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Safe School Renovations.

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Safe School Siting: A technical manual.

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New School Construction: Planning and Approval

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New School Construction: FAQ

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