special education

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Far Rockaway »

More than 18 percent of the city's public school students have special needs, according to data.

Long Island City »

More than 21,000 alarms will be placed at schools across the city, at a cost of $5.55 million.

Fort George »

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said the city will open 41 new classes for students with autism.

Upper West Side »

At the K-8 school for students with special education needs, lesson plans are tailored individually. 

Cobble Hill »

Dyasha Phelps Smith, 21, choked on a muffin at her Cobble Hill school on Oct. 28, her family said. 

Upper West Side »

The IDEAL School, a K-8 independent school, has opened a high school on West 89th Street.

Civic Center »

State legislators pressured the city to make it easier for parents to get private school education.

Bed-Stuy »

A special needs preschool in Bed-Stuy wants to provide evaluation services to children.

Upper West Side »

Manhattan Star Academy will serve kids with a variety of special needs. 

Long Island City »

The DOE will increase security after the disappearance of Avonte Oquendo, Chancellor Dennis Walcott said.

Bloomfield »

John W. Lavelle Prep school was Staten Island's first charter.

Williamsburg »

Michelle Thornton Mannix of P.S. K 141 in South Williamsburg allegedly pushed the union member.

New Springville »

Parents of kids with autism fear their kids will fall behind after moving to I.S. 72.

New York City »

Tens of thousands of parents tried to find other routes to school Wednesday morning.

Upper West Side »

Confounding skeptics, The Ideal School is integrating special-needs and typical students and expanding.