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Brentwood School Board Settles Suit Over Abuse of Special Needs Students

January 23, 2014 | 9:32 am

Brentwood School Board Settles Suit Over Abuse of Special Needs Students

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District says it’s learned “painful lesson” in case involving a teacher who beat and swore at students.

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In California, Incarcerated Students Fall Through Gaps in Special Education Laws

May 29, 2013 | 5:30 am

In California, Incarcerated Students Fall Through Gaps in Special Education Laws

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by Joanna Lin, Center for Investigative Reporting TEHACHAPI, Calif. – School ended for Michael Garcia with a routine transfer from juvenile hall to adult county jail. There was no fanfare, diploma or cap and gown. He hadn’t graduated or dropped out. He’d simply turned 18. For the next 19 months, he was in limbo, unable […]

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