MFY Joins Civil Rights Complaint against Success Academy Charter Schools

MFY joined with other advocates and New York City elected officials in a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights asserting that Success Academy has violated the rights of students with disabilities by failing to identify them or provide reasonable accommodations, by coercing them to leave Success Academy when they require or may require services related to a disability, by failing to comply with disciplinary due rights of students, and other practices that violate federal law. Read a NY Daily News article on the complaint.