More than 21,000 alarms will be placed at schools across the city, at a cost of $5.55 million.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña said the city will open 41 new classes for students with autism.
At the K-8 school for students with special education needs, lesson plans are tailored individually.
Dyasha Phelps Smith, 21, choked on a muffin at her Cobble Hill school on Oct. 28, her family said.
The IDEAL School, a K-8 independent school, has opened a high school on West 89th Street.
State legislators pressured the city to make it easier for parents to get private school education.
A special needs preschool in Bed-Stuy wants to provide evaluation services to children.
Manhattan Star Academy will serve kids with a variety of special needs.
The DOE will increase security after the disappearance of Avonte Oquendo, Chancellor Dennis Walcott said.
John W. Lavelle Prep school was Staten Island's first charter.
Michelle Thornton Mannix of P.S. K 141 in South Williamsburg allegedly pushed the union member.
Parents of kids with autism fear their kids will fall behind after moving to I.S. 72.
Tens of thousands of parents tried to find other routes to school Wednesday morning.
Confounding skeptics, The Ideal School is integrating special-needs and typical students and expanding.
Parents and students rallied outside Mott Haven's P.S. 369, which the DOE has marked for closure.
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