The Boost: NYLPI’s New Report Highlights Troubling Statistics About Special Education in NY

December 1, 2023

Disability Justice, Health Justice, Media Coverage, News, Special Education

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NYLPI’s new report, “A Crisis In Special Education: New York City’s Failure to Educate Students Classified with ‘Emotional Disability,’ A Proposal for Systemic Change” was featured in The Boost.

The New York City Department of Education has failed to appropriately identify, diagnose, educate and treat students with an Emotional Disability (ED) classification, according to a scathing report released this week.

NYLPI, along with law firms Kasowitz Benson Torres and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, authored the report, which also proposes a framework for the DOE to develop evidence-based systems and protocols.

Read more in The Boost.


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