Special Education Remote Learning Information/Contacts/Resources/Links

June 26, 2020

The switch to remote education because of the coronavirus crisis has created many educational challenges for families. New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) offers the following information, arranged in alphabetical order, to students with d …



NYLPI Joins Education and Social Service Organizations Calling for New York State to Ensure 21-Year Olds Can Earn a Diploma

June 16, 2020

NYLPI took a stand with over 100 education & social service organizations across New York State calling on the New York State Education Department and Governor Andrew Cuomo to ensure that 21-year-old students who have struggled to access remote lea …



NYLPI Joins Fight to Call for $200 Billion in Federal Stimulus Funds for NYC’s Schools

June 10, 2020

More than 80 organizations working with children and families in New York City urged our congressional delegation to increase federal funding for education in the next stimulus bill. We are asking for $205 billion in supplemental funding for public edu …



NYLPI Testifies Before the City Council Committee on Education about Remote Learning

May 28, 2020

On May 27, 2020, Senior Advocate & Social Worker Paola Martinez-Boone testified before the City Council Committee on Education about remote learning and the impact of COVID-19 on the City’s schools. NYLPI’s clients have experienced many challenges …



NYLPI Coalition Letter Calls on NYS to Support Multilingual/English Language Students

May 8, 2020

NYLPI joined NY-AFFIRM* in advocating for equitable support for student, who are Multilingual Learners/English Language Learners (MLLs/ELLs) after the COVID-19 outbreak and through prolonged school closures. We are requesting that New York State take a …



NYLPI Joins Advocates Calling on NYS to Support Multilingual/English Language Students

May 8, 2020

NYLPI joined NY-AFFIRM* in advocating for equitable support for students who are Multilingual Learners/English Language Learners (MLLs/ELLs) after the COVID-19 outbreak and through prolonged school closures. We are requesting that New York State take a …



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