Complaint: NYC's Charter School Chain Violates Rights of Special Needs Students

January 21, 2016
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A group of parents have lodged a formal complaint against New York City’s largest charter school chain, Success Charter Network, for violating the rights of students with disabilities. Democracy Now! co-host Juan González was the first to break the story in his column for the New York Daily News. The complaint alleges Success Charter Network has denied special education services to students and instead forced them to repeat grades; has suspended special needs students multiple times without keeping records; and has harassed parents to move their students back into regular public schools.


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