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Student discipline and the Americans with Disabilities Act

The cornerstone of the ADA is to protect the civil rights of individuals with disabilities, to give them equal access to everything from public accommodations and government to employment and education. When it comes to that last one, students with disabilities are disciplined at a higher rate than other students. What’s being done to address this disparity and what are the effects on the students? Daniel Losen, Director of the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at UCLA’s Civil Rights Project, joins us. The center released a report earlier this year. (Flickr/Eric E Castro)

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