Despite Mayor de Blasio’s 2014 policy to fast track tuition reimbursement cases, delays persist. As Skyer Law senior partner, Jesse Cutler, pointed out in a recent interview with the online education news organization, Chalkbeat, “There are cases that have definitely not met the timeline the mayor set forth.”
In our representation of more than 1,000 clients a year, comprising students with a wide spread of special education needs, we see firsthand the financial, and emotional, strain that this drawn-out process places on families.
We advocate aggressively on each client’s behalf, and will continue to voice our concerns to both the mayor and the comptroller. We encourage you to do the same, and invite you to read the entire Chalkbeat article.