The Georgia legislature passed a bill (Senate Bill 47) to expand access to state-funded private school tuition vouchers through the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship to students with education plans under Section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act. Students with 504 plans typically need some kind of accommodation due to a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. Previously, the vouchers were limited to students with disabilities recognized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The bill was sent to Governor Kemp on April 7, 2021. As of April 21, it was still . . .
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