TITLE

Guidance Says More Students May Qualify for Disability Help

AUTHOR(S)
Shah, Nirvi
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Education Week;2/1/2012, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a letter from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) urging school districts to reevaluate their processes for identifying students that should receive special disability services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Particular focus is given to accommodations provided to students under Section 504 related to additional time for testing, access to technology, and bullying prevention.
ACCESSION #
71492166

 

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