New York to eliminate special-services funding for home-schooled

Some 450 children with special needs who are schooled at home will no longer be eligible for free therapy and other services, a New York state board ruled. The ruling grew out of a recent case in which an upstate district argued that although IDEA requires districts to provide services to publicly and privately schooled children, it says nothing about home-schoolers.New York Daily News (1/16)The Regents memo is available here.