The attorneys at the Law Offices of H. Jeffrey Marcus, P.C. provide representation to parents who believe their kids are not being properly served. In this blog, I present current developments in special education law. The focus is on recent federal and New York State cases and important legislative and regulatory developments.
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Law Offices of H. Jeffrey Marcus P.C.
Wednesday, July 9, 2008
NYS restores the provision of special education services to home schooled kids
Until recently, New York State had for many years provided special education services to home schooled children. In January of 2008, State Ed. issued a directive ordering school districts to terminate special education services to home schooled children. State Ed. relied upon the State Review Office decision in Appeal number 07-043, a decision which is presently being appealed by the Law Offices of H. Jeffrey Marcus, P.C., and Joyce Berkowitz, Esq. In June, the Assembly and the Senate agreed upon language to restore services and sent a bill to the governor. On Monday July 7, 2008, Governor Paterson signed the bill and it is effective immediately. The full text of the bill can be found here.
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