Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Advocates sue California over mental health cutoff

By Christina Hoag, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The elimination of a $133 million state mental health program violates the federal rights of more than 20,000 special education students across California, a class-action lawsuit filed Friday against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and governmental agencies said.

The lawsuit alleges the state violated the Individuals with Disabilities Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act by cutting off the program known as "AB 3632 services."
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