SHLR-Education – Nassau Suffolk Law Services


January 1, 2020

What rights does a homeless student have when it comes to schooling?

Helping You Help Your Child: Information for Parents Read the National Center for Homeless Education’s Brief: School Help for Homeless Children with Disabilities: Information for Parents […]
January 1, 2020

What are the New York State Diploma/Credential Requirements?

A guide by the NYS Education Department for diploma/credential requirements for students enrolled in grades 9-12 is available here.
September 22, 2020

EDRP Trainings and Presentations

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Navigating Special Education In New York – January 2021 Learn about important federal and state laws, the five steps of the special education […]
August 6, 2021

COVID-19: Special Education

For more information about special education issues, please call the Education and Disability Rights Project (EDRP) at (516) 292-8100. QUESTIONS FOR ALL FAMILIES DOWNLOAD THIS PAGE […]
January 7, 2022

January 2022 Regents Cancelled- how to get an exemption

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