Panel preps parents for changes to special ed
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 9/09/2012 at 2:05PM

Perturbed parents, unsure about the newly instated special education reform, finally got some answers. Parents and education experts gathered at the offices of the Community District Education Council 30 (CDEC30) in Long Island City on Wednesday, August 29 to discuss the special education reform that kicked off at the start of this school year. According [...]

Mixed feelings on Special Education Reform
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 6/10/2012 at 9:28AM

Iris Rivera fears for the future of her son Nicholas’ education. The fourth-grade student, struggling with a learning disability, will matriculate with rest of the city’s student body through the upcoming Special Education Reform, set to roll out this fall. According to a representative from the Department of Education (DOE), beginning in September, kindergarten, sixth [...]