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'Limited Access Letters' Used Unfairly to Ban Parents From Schools

09.09.2016 | DNA Info | Charter schools, however, also give out limited access letters, according to Randi Levine, of Advocates for Children, whose organization gets occasional complaints about the process from parents at traditional public schools and charters. Advocates for Children recently worked with a family from an Upper Manhattan public school given a limited access letter after the father sought the nonprofit's legal assistance because the school wasn’t providing his child mandated special needs services. “We think the letter was used in retaliation,” Levine said. "We think parent involvement is critical for a school’s success and schools should make every effort to work with them and not ban them," she added. Read article