ERIC Number: EJ550708
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Waivers of Academic Progress Requirements for Federal Financial Aid: A Reasonable Accommodation for Students with Learning Disabilities?
Barber, Charles K.
Journal of College and University Law, v23 n2 p231-53 Fall 1996
Examines a college's obligation to determine whether the satisfactory progress standard should be waived/modified for a learning disabled student. Reviews relevant statutory/regulatory provisions protecting the rights of the disabled and their application to students with learning disabilities. Discusses significant cases concerning "reasonable accommodation" under the and legal challenges to academic standards, and considers institutional response to student requests. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Rehabilitation Act 1973