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Title 20, Chapter 55 U.S. Code: Education of the Deaf
http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/20/ch55.html
Source: Cornell Law School/The Legal Information Institute

Section of the U.S. Code describing what is required of schools in relation to deaf students.
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The Rights of Public School Students in Washington State
http://www.aclu-wa.org/issues/students/Rights.of.S
Source: American Civil Liberties Union of Washington

A guide for students that provides a summary "...of the current laws which govern a student's life in Washington's public primary and secondary schools [and a description of] what can happen if a public school student violates school rules and regulations and what a student can do who believes his or her rights have been violated." Topics include: Guidelines for handling your own problems: being your own advocate; compulsory attendance; freedom of speech; the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures; student records; the right to a free public education; discipline; religious issues; and police in public schools.
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School Rights for Immigrant and Refugee Children and Their Parents -- Russian Version
http://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/link.cfm?288
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Details in Russian on the education rights of immigrant and refugee children and practical tips for parents on dealing with education-related issues. Topics include: bilingual education; communicating with school official; getting extra help for your child; and sources for additional information on the legal rights of immigrants and their children.
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