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Preet Bharara calls out city school system in scathing letter

12.21.2015 | New York Post | The Manhattan US Attorney fired off a letter to the Education Department’s general counsel Monday, calling out the city’s school system for still failing — some 25 years after passage of the American With Disabilities Act — to make most elementary school buildings fully accessible to disabled children. Kim Sweet, executive director of Advocates for Children, said the access-problem for the disabled at the city’s elementary schools has been around for too long. “It’s exciting to see the US Attorney take action,” Sweet said. “It’s been an issue for a long time.” Read article