Author page: Diane Wiscarson

Polk Itemizer-Observer: Dallas Parents Give Feedback on Special Education

The Polk Itemizer-Observer reported on a meeting between the Dallas School District and parents of students in special education, intended to give parents the opportunity to provide feedback and voice  concerns. Parent concerns shared at the meeting included the district’s failure to provide information to parents about student progress on IEP goals, district making changes to medication schedules without notifying…

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Eugene KEZI Report – Roseburg School District Bussing Issue

Eugene’s KEZI reported on an investigation by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights into the Roseburg School District’s practice of releasing disabled students before the end of the school day to load buses, resulting in lost education hours. Wiscarson Law filed the discrimination complaint on behalf of a Student, whose school day has been shortened by five…

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The News Review – Roseburg School District Disabled Student Busing Complaint

The News-Review reported on a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights on behalf of a Student represented by Wiscarson Law. The complaint alleges the Roseburg School District is discriminating against Student based on her disability by loading buses for disabled students before school gets out, resulting in a shortened school day. Read about it…

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Salem Statesman Journal on Complaints Against Dallas School District

The Salem Statesman Journal reported on five special education complaints against the Dallas School District in the last two years, in which the district was found to have violated laws protecting students with disabilities. According to the article, special education cases filed against the Dallas School District have increased in recent years, even though complaints statewide have decreased. Wiscarson Law…

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KXL Story on Dallas School District Student Who Won Case

KXL reported that Dallas School District “failed in a big way” in the case of a student who is deaf, blind, in a wheelchair, and needs help breathing. The family of the student, represented by Wiscarson Law, overwhelmingly won their case against the District. The case showed that the District failed to provide adequate care, failed to administer medication, failed…

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