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January 3, 2023

Upcoming Clinics, Events, and Legal Help Resources: January 2023

We recently updated our Education Fact Sheets: Beyond COVID-19 School Closures (Questions for Families) and Beyond COVID-19 School Closures (Students With Existing IEPs or Section 504 Plans). […]
September 14, 2022

Updated Classification for Students with Disabilities

The New York State Board of Regents approved permanent amendments to sections 200.1 and 200.4 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education to change the […]
September 12, 2022

Latest Law Gives Students with Disabilities More Time to Finish High School

New Law to Assist Students with Disabilities! In June 2022, Governor Hochul signed a new law which clarifies that schools are allowed to continue providing instruction and services to students with […]
August 9, 2022

Upcoming Special Education LSCA Training

Navigating Special Education in New York Thursday • September 8th, 2022 • 1:00pm-2:00pm Many families can struggle with navigating the special education process. NSLS Staff Attorney, […]
June 6, 2022

June 2022 History Regents Canceled

June History Regents Canceled! On May 24, 2022, the New York State Education Department canceled the administration of the Regents Examination in United States History and […]
January 7, 2022

January 2022 Regents Canceled – How to get an Exemption

The January 2022 administration of the High School Regents Examination Program was canceled due to the ongoing COVID–19 pandemic, State Education Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced. […]
March 31, 2017

Supreme Court Decision in Endrew F. Rules Favorably for Students With Special Needs

In rejecting the notion that an Individualized Education Program (IEP) need only be reasonably calculated to allow the student to make “merely more than de minimis […]
November 7, 2016

PSEG LI Forum 11/4/16: NSLS Training Handout