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As special education complaints soar in NYC, the state wants hearing officers to take more cases

11.15.2021 | Chalkbeat NY | Randi Levine, a policy director at Advocates For Children New York, said her organization is still reviewing the proposal. But she noted that parents wait “months or a year or longer” to reach a resolution with the city. 

“We’re continuing to see cases to go to hearing even when the DOE is not disputing the parent’s requested remedy,” Levine said. Read article