School Officials Can Be Held Liable for Failing to Protect Special Education Students from Bullying

Scruggs v. Meriden Bd. of Educ., No. 3:03CV2224(PCD), 2005 WL 2072312 (D. Conn. Aug. 26, 2005)

Bullying in schools is increasingly recognized as a significant problem, with students enrolled in special education programs particularly vulnerable to this bullying. The United States District Court of Connecticut ruled that when school officials fail to take adequate steps to protect such students from bullying they may be sued for the harm resulting from this bullying...

Found in DMHL Volume 25 Issue 2