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News - June 2, 2023

Civil rights office probes Palo Alto Unified case

Parents of special-needs students contend relocation of classes is discriminatory

by Sue Dremann

Palo Alto Unified School District's decision to close two classrooms for students with moderate-to-severe disabilities and move the students to other school campuses has triggered an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR), according to a letter from attorneys representing students in the program and their parents.

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