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ERIC Number: EJ335795
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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The AIDS Dilemma: Recent Court Decisions Place a Burden of Persuasion on Public Schools.
Beckham, Joseph
NASSP Bulletin, v70 n489 p91-95 Apr 1986
Pressured by public safety concerns, school boards have begun to adopt exclusionary policies and screening programs for pupils and employees infected with the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) virus. This article reviews recent court decisions based on the "handicapped individual" defense and urges administrators to present persuasive, well-documented evidence. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)