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ERIC Number: EJ860018
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1555-4589
Teacher with a Learning Disability: Legal Issues and District Approach
Clayton, Jennifer K.
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v12 n2 p1-7 2009
This case study focuses on a teacher who discloses a learning disability to her Principal. Given the teacher's challenges in retention of her content material, the district is faced with how to handle the personnel situation of an employee with a disability. This case raises questions of how to balance the needs and interests of students with the employee's rights under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990