Justice Department Cracks Down On Shortened School Days
[Source: Disability Scoop]
Students with disabilities in one district will no longer be restricted to shortened school days under an agreement reached with the U.S. Department of Justice.
Officials with the federal agency say that Lewiston Public Schools in Maine has agreed to stop its “systemic and discriminatory practice” of excluding students from full days of school due to behavior issues related to their disabilities.
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