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What happens when public schools don't meet their federal obligation to children with disabilities

Federal law requires public schools to accommodate special needs students. When schools don’t fulfill that obligation, some parents decide to fight back and hold the school system accountable.

Lee Gaines of WFYI reports on a family who fought for their rights in Indiana.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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