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School District Ordered To Reimburse Family of Autistic Student For Private Placement

February 22, 2018View for printing

A federal judge on Monday ruled that the Douglas County School District did not provide an adequate education to a student who has autism and must reimburse his family for the cost of sending him to a private school for students with disabilities.

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Lewis Babcock represents the latest, and possibly final, chapter in a long-running legal battle between the family of a student known in court records as Endrew F. and the 68,000-student school district that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

by John Aguilar, The Denver Post/TNS

https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2018/ ... vate/24716/

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