Data show low special-needs enrollment at NYC union's charter school

02/24/2010 | Daily News (New York)

A Brooklyn charter school run by the United Federation of Teachers enrolls a disproportionately low number of students with special needs when compared with nearby schools, New York City data shows. While the school does serve a higher percentage of low-income students, 9% of students are in special education compared with a 14% average in district schools. The UFT recently championed a legislative proposal mandating charters include more students with special needs. "That's why we recommended the law, because we know we aren't serving the neediest students," UFT President Michael Mulgrew said.

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