Special Education

Was District Negligent in ID’ing Student With Disabilities?

By Nirvi Shah — April 18, 2011 1 min read

Should a Compton, Calif. mother be allowed to file a negligence claim against a school district for failing to identify her daughter’s disabilities?

That’s a question for the U.S. Supreme Court. On Monday, the court asked the Obama administration for its views, requesting the U.S. solicitor general’s office to weigh in on the issue raised under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Read more about the case at my colleague Mark Walsh’s School Law blog.

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A version of this news article first appeared in the On Special Education blog.