Ed Department Sued Over Handling Of Disability-Related Complaints
[Source: Disability Scoop]
Disability advocates say that federal education officials acted illegally by fundamentally altering the way they handle discrimination complaints in schools.
A lawsuit filed this week accuses the U.S. Department of Education of skirting its obligation to investigate complaints of disability and race-based discrimination in the nation’s schools.
The legal action comes after the Education Department issued an updated manual in March allowing the agency’s Office for Civil Rights to dismiss complaints that are “a
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