Brown settles federal allegations it violated disabilities law

Updated at 5:12 p.m.

BROWN UNIVERSITY has agreed to a settlement agreement over allegations that it violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The allegations were related to university's policies on the readmission of undergraduate students seeking to return from a medical leave for mental health reasons. / AP FILE PHOTO STEVEN SENNE
BROWN UNIVERSITY has agreed to a settlement agreement over allegations that it violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The allegations were related to university's policies on the readmission of undergraduate students seeking to return from a medical leave for mental health reasons. / AP FILE PHOTO STEVEN SENNE
PROVIDENCE – Brown University reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the U.S. Department of Justice that resolves a finding that the university violated Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act by not allowing students who took medical leave for mental health reasons to return to school, the department announced Tuesday. As…

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