Thursday, March 08, 2007

School Help for NYC Parents - Spread the Word

If you're a NYC parent who has sat staring at the phone wondering who you can call to get a few straight answers about school-related issues, you'll appreciate this new service. If you work with young people professionally, you'll find this resource helpful, too.

Advocates for Children of New York have just opened the Jill Chaifetz Education Helpline for questions like:
  • Promotional standards
  • School discipline and suspension
  • School transfers
  • Special evaluations
  • ESL and bilingual education
  • Medical accommodations
They're open for calls Monday thru Thursday, 10 am to 4 pm. 866-427-6033

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