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Website The 74, a nonprofit news organization covering America’s education system from early childhood through college and career, does excellent work around the issue of special education. This week, it posted an important investigative article that looks at the many families trapped in New York City’s “decades-long special ed bottleneck.”

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The report found that for decades now families who have shelled out money for support services schools were legally ordered to provide are not being reimbursed even after winning their special ed disputes in official hearings: “Even with … legal orders in their favor, they can’t get the department to actually cut the requisite checks.”

Read the whole article here.

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