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Sunset Park »

Sunset Park School Not at Fault for Teen's 3-day Disappearance: Officials

The report found that 4 special needs students, including Nashaly Perez, walked out of school on Sept 15

Park Slope »

Principal Lists Compassion as Top School Priority

Linda Mazza says parents and teachers at P.S. 295 work to make sure they meet the needs of all children.

Woodside »

6-Year-Old Special Needs Child Goes Missing at Woodside School: Police

"It all ended well," Chancellor Carmen Fariña said after the boy was found.

Gowanus »

P.S. 372 Holds Dance to Raise Funds for Safer Studio Floor

P.S. 372 is holding a fundraiser Nov. 15 to raise money for a new dance floor.

Central Harlem »

Harlem School For Special Needs Students Fights Success Academy Expansion

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio calls the move harmful to public school students.

Downtown »

Special Needs Student Attendance Plummets on First Day of Bus Strike

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said attendance for District 75 was down about 40 percent Wednesday.

Ridgewood »

School Bus Carrying Special Needs Students Rear-Ended in Queens

The bus was hit at Metropolitan Avenue and Mt. Olivet Crescent about 9 a.m., officials said.

Manhattan »

Autism Rate Rises 28 Percent in NYC, but Getting Help Remains a Struggle

New York City saw a nearly 28 percent increase in the number of children with autism from 2009 to 2011.

Manhattan »

City Might Have to Cough Up $40 Million in Private School Tuition for Special Needs Kindergarten Kids

The city could be on the hook for the cash after failing to place 2,500 special needs kindergarten kids in public schools.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Girls Prep Middle School Scrambling to Get Ready for Start of Classes at New East Village Building

Crews are working around the clock to get ready for 125 students moving from the Lower East Side school.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Girls Prep Charter School Secures Space in the East Village

A total of 125 middle schoolers will reportedly move to Cooper Square to accommodate the expansion.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Start of School Delayed at LES Charter School Girls Prep

The Dept. of Education has backed off an expansion plan that would have shuffled special-ed students.