Monday, September 30, 2013

U.S. Department of Justice Push to Prevent Segregation of Students with Disabilities

For those that missed it, Ed Week had an interesting story on DOJ's efforts since 2009 to see that students with disabilities are included in classrooms with their non-disabled peers as  much as much as possible.  This, of course, is consistent with IDEA's requirement of the least restrictive environment.  Edweek reports on the success of those efforts in Rhode Island.  More on the story here.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/education_law/2013/09/us-department-of-justice-push-to-prevent-segregation-of-students-with-disabilities.html

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