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Disabled students sue over exit exam

...qualifying test puts disabled students at a disadvantage. Sid Wolinsky, an attorney with Oakland-based Disability Rights Advocates, said the Alaska high school graduation qualifying exam discriminates against disabled students in violation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031704/sta_exitsue.shtml
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State settles special-ed exam lawsuit

...the most comprehensive among states that give an exit exam, said Sid Wolinsky, director of litigation for Disability Rights Advocates. The national nonprofit law center based in Oakland, Calif., was a co-counsel to the class-action lawsuit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080304/sta_specialed.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...disabilities, charging that the exam puts them at a disadvantage. Stephen Tollafield, a staff attorney with Disability Rights Advocates, said Green's bill would address some concerns raised in the lawsuit because it gives students "meaningful...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033004/sta_akdigest.shtml
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State proposes more help for special-ed kids in HS exam

...to have the test read aloud to them - were cited in the plaintiffs' lawsuit. Plaintiffs' attorneys from Disability Rights Advocates of Oakland, Calif., declined an interview with the Empire. Officials said they would submit formal written...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072604/sta_hsexam.shtml
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