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Reports on Special Education and Related Topics

Civil Rights Suspended: Analysis of New York City Charter School Discipline Policies, Advocates for Children, February 2015

Sixteen Going on Seventh Grade: Overage Students in New York City Middle Schools, Advocates for Children, September 2014

Money Left on the Table: A Review of Federal Medicaid Reimbursement to the New York City Department of Education, Office of the New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, August 2014

New York City Public School Indicators: Demographics, Resources, Outcomes, New York City Independent Budget Office, July 2014

Rethinking Pathways to High School Graduation in New York State: Forging New Ways for Show Their Achievement of Standards, Coalition for Multiple Pathways to a Diploma prepared by Advocates for Children, December 2013

Audit Report on the Department of Education’s Special Education Student Information System, Tina Kim, Deputy Comptroller for Audit, July 22, 2013

The Suspension Spike: Changing the Discipline Culture in New York City’s Middle Schools. New York City Comptroller John Liu, July 2013

Keeping Kids in School and Out of Court: Report and Recommendations from the New York City School-Justice Partnership Task Force, May 2013

Students with Disabilities & the Juvenile Justice System:  What Parents Need to Know, PACER Center, 2013

Educating All Students Well: Special Education Reform in New York City Public Schools, Fund for Public Advocacy, August 31. 2012

Out of School and Unprepared: The Need to Improve Supports for Students with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood, ARISE Coalition, February 2011

Education Interrupted: The Growing Use of Suspensions in New York City’s Public Schools, New York Civil Liberties Union, January 2011

“Garth Harries Report”:  Recommendations to Improve Services to Students with Disabilities, July 2009

“CGCS Report”:  Report of the Strategic Support Team of the Council on Great City Schools (CGCS) submitted to the NYC Department of Education dated June 2008

“ARISE Report”:  Educate! Include! Respect!:  A Call for School Reform to Improve the Educational Experiences of Students with Disabilities in New York City, April 2009

“Hehir Report”:  Comprehensive Management Review and Evaluation of Special Education, September 2005

Transitioning to Nowhere:  An Analysis of the Planning and Provision of Transition Services to Students with Disabilities in New York City, Advocates for Children, 2009