Published Online: October 27, 2009
Published in Print: October 28, 2009, as Ohio Settles Spec. Ed. Case

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Ohio Settles Spec. Ed. Case

Ohio must make sure school districts meet federal special education requirements, under the partial settlement of an 18-year-long lawsuit approved last week by a federal judge in Columbus. The litigation is meant to level out the special education disparities between districts, which can force parents of students with disabilities to comparison-shop for schools with adequate services. The class action filed against the state by eight special-needs students and their parents goes back 18 years.

Vol. 29, Issue 09, Page 5

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