November 2009
Report on Preschool Programs;Nov2009, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p4
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by John and Jane Doe against the Clark County School District (CCSD), Nevada, for failing to protect their autistic, preschooler child against the physical assaults by the employees of Betsy Rhodes Elementary School. Reportedly, the court ruled that CCSD was not liable for teacher's acts of violence against the child however proposed several extensive training sessions on various subjects for teachers including discipline for autistic children.


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