Protecting the Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities and their Families

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The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights released a guidance providing a reminder that our federal civil rights laws apply to charter schools just as they apply to other public schools.

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For further information, please see: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/letters/colleague-201405-charter.pdf.

Source: Advocates for Justice & Education

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