LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD
The new federal guidelines were announced after a report by the Government Accountability Office found that students with disabilities don’t have the same access to extracurricular sports in public elementary and secondary schools. The Government Accountability Office asked the U.S. Department of Education to clarify the legal responsibilities of the schools.
Last fall, a video of Nico Calabria scoring a goal for Concord-Carlisle High went viral within hours.
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