Justice Department Sues Georgia for Unnecessarily Segregating Students with Disabilities

Georgia

The Lawsuit is the First Challenge to a State-Run School System for Segregating Students with Disabilities The Justice Department announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against the state of Georgia alleging that its treatment and segregation of students with disabilities in the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support (GNETS) Program violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Enforcement
Systems: 
  • Department of Education
Date Enacted: 
08/23/2016
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