Special-Ed. Students Bused Too Long, O.C.R. Says

April 1985
Education Week;4/3/1985, Vol. 4 Issue 28, p3
The article reports on the investigation conducted by the office of civil rights from U.S. Education Department regarding special children's school bus travels in West Virginia. The investigation found out that 50 percent of special children were kept on buses longer than what is allowed by state regulations. Edward Lakey, school superintendent, explained that the school board will correct the issue by hiring a transportation coordinator who will focus on routing handicapped students to school.


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