ASGi | Artificial Grass Market News


Many Schools Falling Short Of ADA Compliance in US

Elizabeth Bell, Tanya Schevitz, Pervaiz Shallwani, SFGATE – Chronicle Staff Writers

Wednesday, July 26, 0

Making schools accessible to the disabled requires more than simply building ramps or widening doorways. It means integrating students into regular classrooms and giving them the educational tools necessary for success.

This was a concept understood long before the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed. Thus the federal government created a body of law whose goal was to fling open educational doors to disabled students.

“Schools are not doing an adequate job,” said Rhoda Benedetti, an attorney with the Oakland-based Disability Rights Advocates. “For the most part, they remain quite uneducated about their obligations under the ADA.”

And insufficient funding and lax enforcement aggravate the problem, experts say.

Read the rest of this article …

This article appeared on page A – 10 of the San Francisco Chronicle

Related posts:

Related posts:

  1. ADA Compliance – USA – United States For More ADA Compliance Information and Resources for the US:...
  2. Child Care Centers and the Americans with Disabilities Act Available for from the Americans with Disabilities Act website pages...
  3. WATER SHORTAGES Force Landscapers to Lobby for More Water Water restrictions are severely impacting landscaping operations across the Southeast,...
  4. ADA Compliance – California For More Information on California ADA Compliance – Please Visit:...
  5. News from Green Technology Magazine News from Green Technology Magazine Power to the People! Berkeley’s...

About ASGi

ASGi - the Association of Synthetic Grass Installers was founded in 2007 to help connect market partners and their customers in the artificial grass and synthetic turf industry. We have grown into a global presence, focused upon the niche markets of landscape and leisure sports. Take a moment, browse the site - or email or phone us if we can be of help in answering a question or locating information. Phone US TOLL FREE - 888-378-4581 View all posts by ASGi

Copy Protected by Chetans WP-Copyprotect.