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Department of Education Issues Section 504 Guidance on Extracurricular Activities Participation

March 14, 2013 / Source: U.S. Department of Education

To ensure that students with disabilities consistently have opportunities to participate in extracurricular athletics and other activities equal to those of other students, the U.S. Department of Education issued guidance to clarify and communicate responsibilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 for all schools that receive Federal financial assistance.

For more information: DCL from Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Seth Galanter.