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Sports Are Civil Right, Feds Say

Disabled students must have options

January 25, 2013
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register

WASHINGTON (AP) - Breaking new ground, the U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide equal alternative options. The directive, reminiscent of the Title IX expansion of athletic opportunities for women, could bring sweeping changes to school budgets and locker rooms for years to come.

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