americans with disabilities act

6:47 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Former WMU football player files discrimination lawsuit against school

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Player with learning disability claims university violated Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A former Western Michigan University football player has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the university with the U.S. District Court after being dismissed from the team in early 2013.
3:36 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Bullying kids with disabilities in school violates ADA

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Federal education officials sent out a letter yesterday. It says bullying that prevents children with disabilities from getting a free public education violates the American with Disabilities Act.
LANSING -- Federal education officials issued a letter Tuesday clarifying the responsibility of schools to prevent bullying of students with disabilities, saying that attacks could violate the federal guarantee of a free appropriate public education if they interfere with educational benefits.