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Advocates Pan City's Record on Disabilities
Disabled Say Non-Mayoral Agencies Also Fail
From Buses to Special Ed, Contractors' Role in Schools Questioned
The Principal Is New. The School Is Closing.
Critics Of Homeless Program Fight To Save It
As AIDS Threat Changes, Push For Housing Renews
Questions About Mayor's Plan To Run Youth Jails
Ten Questions for Cathie Black
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Queens Race Defies Narrative Of Gay Rights, Reform
In School, Homeless Kids Face A Different Test
Split Decision In Charter School Space Spat
Worries About E-Voting Persist As Primary Looms
Dig Deeper Into The Schools Debate
Key Court Rulings On Criminal Defense, Foster Care
MTA Budget Cuts Will Hit Disabled
Survey Says: You Trust Us
NYC Web World Regroups After FCC Defeat
Mentally Ill On Hold After Ruling
New York City offers a variety of programs and services to help serve over 4,000 disabled citizens. The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities and the International Center for the Disabled provide resources to those coping with physical limitations.
We asked people running for mayor how they'd make the city work better for disabled New Yorkers. So far, only one responded.
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There are plenty of stories of police officers, hospitals, state homes and others mishandling interactions with disabled people. The fix, says this writer, is more face time.
The economy is sluggish and the job market is weak. But that's all the more reason, this writer says, to make sure disabled workers get their shot at the work that's out there.
New York’s public schools don’t need a savior or a superman. We need a leader with the maturity and vision to draw on the talent and resources in this city.
The city's Department of Education wants to close 19 more schools that aren't performing well. But will that help disadvantaged students?
The Institute for Children, Poverty, & Homelessness provide an in-depth look at New York City's largest borough's poverty rates.
The Center for an Urban Future's latest report, State of the Chains, 2012, finds that the number of chain stores in New York City increased for the fifth straight year, underscored by especially strong growth among retailers in the Bronx.