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Press Releases & Statements

CPS Investment in First Floor Access Does Not Prioritize Needs of Disabled Students

08.25.20

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) special education budget for FY2021,...

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Action Alerts

Action Alert: Protect Illinois Students from Seclusion and Restraint Practices

01.30.20

Since the Chicago Tribune/ProPublica investigation on the use of isolated seclusion rooms was published in November of 2019, public outrage...

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Press Releases & Statements

Isolation Is Not Education

11.21.19

In the wake of “The Quiet Rooms” investigation by the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica, Access Living is enraged and deeply...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Supports Chicago Teacher’s Union’s School-level Staffing Requests

10.18.19

Access Living has been fiercely advocating for our students with disabilities in Chicago. For years, we have witnessed how our...

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Reports & Studies

Access Living Releases Disability Rights Analysis of CPS 2020 Budget

08.26.19

CHICAGO – Today Access Living published its annual review of the Chicago Public Schools budget for the FY2020 year, highlighting...

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In The News

ISBE and CPS Far Behind Schedule to Reform Special Education

11.12.18

November 12, 2018 CHICAGO - Six months after the state nominally took control of special education in Chicago Public Schools...

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Reports & Studies

CPS Special Education Survey Results

11.09.18

Survey instrument was prepared by Access Living and Legal Council for Health Justice for the special education Advocates and published...

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Press Releases & Statements

Access Living Applauds New IL Law Supporting Students with Disabilities

08.24.18

With Governor Rauner’s signature of SB 454 this week, the needs of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students with disabilities will...

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Press Releases & Statements

Systemic Problems with CPS Special Ed

04.18.18

Today advocates welcomed the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) findings of systematic problems in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) provision...

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