Millions in Funding for Special Needs Students Missing

Photo courtesy of Scott StringerMillions of dollars intended for special needs students has been lost due to failures in Department of Education’s systems.  New York City’s special needs students were eligible for unclaimed Medicaid reimbursements to the tune of tens of millions of dollars.

On Thurs., Dec. 29th, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, in collaboration with United Federation of Teachers (UFT) President Michael Mulgrew, publicly demanded that city and Department of Education officials answer questions about the city’s failure to claim for Medicaid reimbursements.  Continue reading