ERIC Number: EJ585656
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Consistency and Cooperation: The Lessons of "Guckenberger v. Boston University."
Kelly, James P.
Journal of Law and Education, v28 n2 p319-25 Apr 1999
Although the Americans with Disabilities Act forbids discrimination on the basis of learning disability, institutions of higher learning must establish academic achievement standards. A recent case ("Guckenberger v. Boston University") involving course substitutions for a foreign-language requirement illustrates this point. Boston University's "administrative chaos" complicated matters unnecessarily. (37 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Boston University MA