I bet you didn’t know that in some circumstances title II and §504 may contain an exhaustion requirement. The reason I’m guessing you didn’t know is that until I saw this case, Sierra v. School Board of Broward County, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 62498 (S.D. Fla. April 20, 2017), it hadn’t occurred to me

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This is just outrageous!* People shouldn’t say these things, such as:**

  1. “I’m not going to change anything with respect to IEP’s. After all, appropriate progress means anything you want it to mean.”
  2. “Since I don’t want your money, I can do what I want.”
  3. “A cool website is more important than an accessible website.

Today’s blog entry concerns the EEOC final rule on implementing affirmative-action requirements of §501 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. So, this particular blog entry only applies to federal employees and to federal agencies. As usual, it is divided into categories and they are: some highlights; is the rule susceptible to being challenged; and