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DRW joins ACLU in filing discrimination complaint against Milwaukee voucher school program alleging disability discrimination

DRW has teamed up with the ACLU to file a disability discrimination complaint with the US Dept. of Justice, against the State of Wisconsin, the Dept. of Public Instruction, and two private voucher schools alleging that the program as a whole and these two schools are violating the ADA and Sec. 504 of the Rehab. Act by failing to serve children with disabilities. You can read the media release here: June 7 release; the cover letter to the complaint here: Cover Letter for Complaint to DOJ 6 7; the complaint itself: Complaint to DOJ re Milwaukee Voucher Program final; and the exhibits supporting the complaint: Exhibits to DOJ WI Voucher Schools Complaint – 6-7-11.

Click here to read coverage in the Wisconsin State Journal.

Click here to read coverage in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

Click here to read coverage on the Disability Scoop website.

Click here to read coverage on the American Independent website.