January 30, 2013 Equal Access to Extracurricular Athletic Activities
KEEPING YOU INFORMED…
This memorandum is to advise you about guidance issued on January 25, 2013 by the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, which clarifies existing legal obligations pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 with respect to affording students with disabilities the opportunity to participate in extracurricular athletic activities.
THIS MEMORANDUM IS MEANT TO ASSIST IN GENERAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE CURRENT LAW AND MAY CONSTITUTE ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. IT IS NOT TO BE REGARDED AS LEGAL ADVICE. THOSE WITH PARTICULAR QUESTIONS SHOULD SEEK THE ADVICE OF COUNSEL.
© Lamb & Barnosky, LLP, 2013