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LA School Report | July 26, 2016

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U.S. issues federal guidelines to prevent discrimination against students with ADHD
The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidelines aimed at preventing schools from discriminating against the growing numbers of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. In a letter to school districts and a “know your rights” document to be posted on its website Tuesday, the department said schools must obey existing civil rights law to identify students with the disorder and provide them with accommodations to help them learn. By Joy Resmovits, Los Angeles Times

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