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Supreme Court Will Hear Case From Deaf Teens Over Driver’s Ed Interpreters

The U.S. Supreme Court late last month announced its agreed to hear a case brought by deaf teens against the Texas Education Agency. The plaintiffs allege the state has failed to establish accommodations for their disability in driver’s education classes. The state says it’s not obligated to do so, as driver’s ed is not a […]

Houston Matters microphonesThe U.S. Supreme Court late last month announced its agreed to hear a case brought by deaf teens against the Texas Education Agency. The plaintiffs allege the state has failed to establish accommodations for their disability in driver’s education classes. The state says it’s not obligated to do so, as driver’s ed is not a public accommodation, but a private one.

We learn more from Amin Alehashem, regional director for the Texas Civil Rights Project.

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