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9th Cir. Revives Disabled Boy's Fight for Education

Wednesday, August 5, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Guidi
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9th Cir. Revives Disabled Boy's Fight for Education

By Mike Heuer

Courthouse News Service 8/5/15

 

PASADENA, Calif. (CN) - The San Diego County School District may have violated the rights of a disabled student by not specifying which trained staff member would help with his feeding tube, the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday.
After years of fighting with the school district on how best to educate their son Tyler, Allison and Robert Brenneise sued the district for civil rights violations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - but not before turning down the district's offer to pay for Tyler's private education at a cost of $75,000 per year.

 

Click here to read the full article in Courthouse News Service 8/5/15

 


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