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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is scheduled to hear oral arguments this week in a potentially far-reaching special-education case. The court, based in Boston, is being asked to reverse a lower court's ruling that a school district need not serve a severely and profoundly handicapped boy because he is incapable of learning.
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