Friday, May 6, 2011

Changing Special Education by Lawsuit

While it's common in the land of lawsuits for one party to ask the judge to dismiss a case and for that request to be denied, I thought it was worth noting that last week, a judge refused to dismiss a case brought against the Louisiana Department of Education, among other defendants, that claims widespread problems with special education in the state.

The federal suit, filed in October, says students with disabilities have been either completely denied enrollment on the basis of their disability, or forced to attend schools unwilling or unable to meet their educational needs.

Read more of Nirvi Shah's On Special Education article HERE.
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