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Feds Say Texas Short-Changed Special Education Programs

Texas will likely have to give up $33.3 million in federal special education funds after the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the state violated a federal rule.

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They’re Not Your Kids – or Are They?

They’re not your kids, so you have the option of looking away. But what if you decided to take a few more kids under your wing? What if you considered all the children in our country as your own children—and considered it your responsibility to vote for legislators who commit to protect them, this constituency that cannot vote?

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Senator Schumer Vows To Restore Cuts To 340B Drug Pricing Program

The federal 340B Drug Pricing Program was enacted by Congress in 1992 and allows hospitals that serve a disproportionate share of low-income and uninsured patients to purchase drugs at a 20 to 50 percent discount, while keeping their Medicare reimbursements at non-discounted levels.

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Shredding Service Offers Job Training For People With Disabilities

CP of NYS Affiliate Empower, in Niagara County, is offering document shredding services provided by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, who are paid for their work.

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A recent report says that most NYC schools are not accessible to students with disabilities

Too many students with disabilities are shut out of city schools, according to Advocates for Children, a non-profit organization that compiled the report.

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