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Group launches ed research site to guide mayoral candidates

11.29.2012 | Gotham Schools | A+NYC, a new coalition formed earlier this year to shape policy in time for the 2013 mayoral election, launched an online “policy hub” today that includes research briefs on 20 education issues that the group wants to be the focus of debates in months to come. 

The special education brief, authored by staff at Advocates for Children, found research that supports the city’s special education reforms to integrate special needs students into general education classroom settings. But it also suggested that the city was still not doing enough to support students with Individualized Education Plans.  Read article