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Home Economy Government Following guide of consent decree, Rhode Island improving opportunities for mentally challenged
Following guide of consent decree, Rhode Island improving opportunities for mentally challenged
By Eli Sherman
In June 2013, federal investigators filed a complaint in U.S. District Court accusing Providence and Rhode Island of segregating individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, also known as IDD. At the time, students with IDD were required to perform assembly-like tasks in a segregated wing of Mount Pleasant High School, which operated as a pipeline…
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