Department of Education

By Eden Anderson

Last month, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Education (DOE) issued a joint guidance Under Title II of ADA (the “Guidance”) explaining the obligation of public schools to provide “auxiliary aids and services” to ensure effective communication with students with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities. Although this Guidance

By William P. Miles, Jr.

On January 25, 2013, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) published guidance to schools regarding their obligation to provide equal access to extracurricular athletic opportunities to students with disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.   Section 504 generally requires that schools receiving federal financial