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Same Classroom, Different Salaries: Special Education Pre-K Teachers Earn Dramatically Less than Their General Education Co-teachers
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Same Classroom, Different Salaries: Special Education Pre-K Teachers Earn Dramatically Less than Their General Education Co-teachers

Classroom 12 at HeartShare Taranto in Brooklyn relies on a rotating mix of substitute teachers and other staffers ever since the special education teacher left for a higher-paying job at the education department. Christina Veiga/ChalkbeatOriginally posted on Chalkbeat [https://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/ny/2020/01/02/same-classroom-different-salaries-special-education-pre-k-teachers-earn-dramatically-less-than-than-their-general-education-co-teachers/?utm_

Success Academy Fort Greene Is Among Charter Schools Allegedly Forcing Students Out
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Success Academy Fort Greene Is Among Charter Schools Allegedly Forcing Students Out

Photo courtesy of Del Scorcho [https://www.flickr.com/photos/delscorchosauce/136584515].The latest controversy to enter the discourse over New York City’s charter schools comes courtesy of the New York Times, which ran a story [http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/10/30/nyregion/at-a-success-academy-charter-school-singling-out-pupils-who-have-got-to-go.html?_r=2&referer=

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Preschools For Kids With Special Needs Are Losing Teachers To UPK Expansion

Photo courtesy of HeartShare ["http://www.heartshare.org/programs/early-childhood-services/photoessay.html] The city’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten expansion is having an unintentional consequence — it’s drawing away special education teachers from preschools run by community-based organizations (CBOs) serving children with special needs. HeartShare Human Services [http://www.heartshare.org/], a

Rush To Implement Special Ed Reform Leaves Some Students Behind, Says Report
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Rush To Implement Special Ed Reform Leaves Some Students Behind, Says Report

A new, more inclusionary approach to educate NYC students with special needs is proving easier said than done, says a new report by Chalkbeat [http://ny.chalkbeat.org/2014/08/11/special-education-overhaul-leaves-students-less-isolated-but-schools-struggle-to-keep-up/#.U-pK4hayRFK] . The organization spoke to students, parents, and school officials and found that schools are struggling to implement

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