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U.S. Department of Education Releases Guidance on Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities

Friday, January 06, 2017

On December 28, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education released three new sets of guidance to assist the public in understanding how the Department interprets and enforces federal civil rights laws protecting the rights of students with disabilities. These guidance documents clarify the rights of students with disabilities and the responsibilities of educational institutions in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to learn.

A more detailed summary, and the guidance documents themselves, are available at the U.S. Department of Justice website.

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