Investigation: Dallas schools violated the law in 5 special education cases in 2 years

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Five judgments against the Dallas School District in the last two years cite multiple ways school officials failed to comply with state and federal requirements for educating students with special needs.

Complaints range from children’s school days being shortened to parents being excluded from meetings to staff’s failure to identify a student’s disabilities.

Read the full story and how Natalie did reported it here.

Published by Natalie Pate

Natalie Pate is a freelance journalist and author based in Salem, Oregon. She wrote about education for more than seven years at the Statesman Journal and now covers education and other topics throughout the Pacific Northwest. She is originally from Colorado and earned her B.A. in Politics and French from Willamette University.

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