Reaction to the rash, short-sighted decision of the NY State Board of Regents to cut speech service requirements

Kimberly writes: The disability community is currently digesting the decision that the NY State Board of Regents made this week which scales back speech service requirements. The Board released school districts from longstanding policies that they must give certain levels of speech services to students with autism and other disabilities. The decision by the Board […]

NY State budget passes

(excerpt from) The Times Union (Albany newspaper) It’s a state budget! Full story: here. by RICK KARLIN Capitol Bureau Published: 01:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 4, 2010 ALBANY — Four months late and hundreds of millions of dollars in additional taxes later, the state Senate finally completed the 2010-11 budget on Tuesday evening.