Ashley Sizemore is a staff attorney in NYLAG’s Special Education Unit (SEU).  Ashley advocates for students with disabilities attending New York City public and charter schools to ensure that all students receive a free appropriate public education.  Her practice includes representing students and parents during IEP meetings, special education hearings, and school discipline proceedings.  Ashley graduated from the University of Michigan Law School where she served as Managing Editor of the Michigan Journal of Law Reform and as a Student Attorney for the Michigan Law Legislation Clinic.  Prior to law school, Ashley taught third grade in inner city Detroit as a Teach For America corps member.  Ashley earned her Master’s in Education with a concentration in Urban Pedagogy from the University of Michigan Graduate School of Education, and her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles.