Americans with Disabilities Act
The Broward School District began tackling the thorny issue of allowing service animals in schools, at a workshop on Tuesday afternoon.
A federal judge will hear arguments Sept. 13 about whether a dispute involving disabled children being placed in nursing homes should become a class-action lawsuit.
Officials from state agencies and the U.S. Department of Justice met Thursday to discuss whether that’s the case, which would be a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Saying that time is “of the essence,” the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday offered to quickly meet with Florida officials about a federal investigation that found disabled children were unnecessarily being placed in nursing homes.