Giving Compass' Take:

• Alex Zimmerman at Chalkbeat discusses New York City's education bills and legislation when it comes to students with disabilities. 

• What are other cities in America doing to provide the necessary needs for students with disabilities? 

Here's an article on learning how to advocate for children with disabilities. 


Which schools are providing all the right services for students with disabilities? How many pre-K students are going without the therapies they need? How often do students have their services begin only midyear?

Those are just some of the questions the city education department would be required to answer under a suite of bills the City Council is considering.

The legislation, which will be discussed at an oversight hearing Monday and is subject to change, would force the education department to release new details about whether students are receiving all of the services listed on their learning plans.

Read the full article about if students with disabilities are getting what they need by Alex Zimmerman at Chalkbeat