U.S. Attorney’s Office Settles Discrimination Case with Independent School

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Sayre School, an independent K-12 institution in Lexington, Kentucky, has reached an agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office after being accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. The government first filed a complaint against Sayre in 2016 for allegedly discriminating against students with disabilities by having physical barriers to access in its lower school. Administrators have since made multiple architectural changes in consultation with civil rights officials and have pledged to renovate the school’s playground to increase accessibility. Read more