The top special-education official for Washington, D.C., schools apologized to parents of students with special needs upset over the district's rushed handling of a plan to move their students out of district-subsidized private schools and into mainstream public schools. Deputy special-education Chancellor Richard Nyankori said the district's ability to educate students with special needs has improved and that the "reintegration plan" will remain in place, pledging to ensure better execution of the plan.

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