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City Missing Out on Millions in Medicaid Reimbursements

Thursday, December 29, 2011

New York City is missing out on tens of millions of dollars in Medicaid reimbursements for services to special-needs students. The New York Times reports that the city Department of Education has struggled to adapt to new rules imposed by federal authorities in 2009.

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Special Ed Schools Fear Loss of State Funding

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Eleven schools serving 1,500 blind, deaf and severely disabled children fear their students may get an inferior education under Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget.

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Bloomberg Takes Aim at Special Ed Costs

Monday, February 07, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg called on state legislators Monday to make it harder for special education students to attend private schools at taxpayer expense.

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